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PLAAS VACANCY: Research Manager

The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape is currently seeking a Research Manager. Research Manager (Grade 8) (1-year contract) The Research Manager is responsible for all aspects of high-level research management, fundraising support, project support, coordination and implementation in PLAAS’s regional research projects on food system change and land governance in…
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July 28, 2021
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PLAAS VACANCY: Co-ordinator: Postgraduate and Continuing Education

The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape is currently seeking a Co-ordinator: Postgraduate and Continuing Education. Co-ordinator (Grade 9): Postgraduate and Continuing Education The Co-ordinator: Postgraduate Postgraduate and Continuing Education is responsible for all aspects of high level project SARChI, Postgraduate and Short Course Management at PLAAS Responsibilities The Co-ordinator: Postgraduate…
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July 28, 2021
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PLAAS WEBINAR: Understanding the 18th Constitutional Amendment and its implications for land reform

WEBINAR: Understanding the 18th Constitutional Amendment and its implications for land reform THURSDAY 22 JULY 2021 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘Understanding the 18th Constitutional Amendment and its implications for land reform’. The speakers include: Tshepo Fokane, Research and Media Officer, Alliance for Rural Development Edward Molopi, Research and Advocacy Officer, Socio-Economic Rights Institute of…
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July 15, 2021
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Call for applications: The Political Economy of Land Governance in Africa

The Political Economy of Land Governance in Africa University 5 day online short course | 06 - 10 September 2021 Why this course? Across Africa, the majority of both rural and urban residents have insecure tenure rights, either in law or in practice. They face the legacy of land dispossession, colonial legal codes, contested customary tenure systems, and growing pressure…
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July 14, 2021
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PLAAS WEBINAR: Impact of COVID-19 and survival strategies of the African Women Fish Processors and Traders Network (AWFISHNET)

WEBINAR: How African Women Fish Processors and Traders Network (AWFISHNET) are responding to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic – a perspective from North, West and East African women representatives THURSDAY 8 JULY 2021 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar on ‘How African Women Fish Processors and Traders Network (AWFISHNET) are responding to the impact of…
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June 28, 2021
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PLAAS WEBINAR: Dispossession and repossession of farmland post-fast track land reform in Zimbabwe

WEBINAR: Dispossession and repossession of farmland post-fast track land reform in Zimbabwe THURSDAY 24 JUNE 2021 from 13:00 – 14:30 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘Dispossession and repossession of farmland post-fast track land reform in Zimbabwe’ The speakers include: Siphosami Malunga – Director, The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) Professor Jonathan Moyo – Zimbabwe’s former…
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June 22, 2021
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PLAAS WEBINAR: The implication of the termination of the COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant and the proposals moving forward

WEBINAR: The implication of the termination of the COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant and the proposals moving forward THURSDAY 17 JUNE 2021 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘#PayTheGrants: The implication of the termination of the COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant and the proposals moving forward’ The speakers include: Wanga…
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June 14, 2021
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PLAAS WEBINAR: African food systems, gender dynamics and SSF perspectives

WEBINAR: African food systems, gender dynamics and small-scale fisheries (SSF) perspectives THURSDAY 3 JUNE 2021 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘African food systems, gender dynamics and small-scale fisheries (SSF) perspectives’ The speakers include: Patricia Patricia Blankson Akakpo, Network for Women’s Rights NETRIGHT, Ghana Maia Nagel, Masifundise Development Trust, South Africa Editrudith Lukanga, Environmental…
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May 25, 2021
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PLAAS WEBINAR: Social Reproduction during the Pandemic: Women, Food, Labour and Time in Three African Countries

WEBINAR: Social Reproduction during the Pandemic: Women, Food, Labour & Time in Three African Countries THURSDAY 6 MAY 2021 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘Social Reproduction during the Pandemic: Women, Food, Labour & Time in Three African Countries’ The speakers include: Prof. Akosua Darkwah, University of Ghana Dr. Luitfred Kissoly, Ardhi University, Tanzania…
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May 3, 2021
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PLAAS WEBINAR: Consolidating Agrarian Neoliberalism? The Land Policy Revision process in Mozambique

WEBINAR: Consolidating Agrarian Neoliberalism? The Land Policy Revision process in Mozambique THURSDAY 29 April 2021 from 13:00–14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar on “Consolidating Agrarian Neoliberalism?  The Land Policy Revision process in Mozambique”.  Speakers include: Dr Alda Salomão, Director of TINDZILA, Land and Natural Resources Governance Research Centre (Centro de Pesquisa sobre Governação de Terras e Recursos Naturais)…
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April 23, 2021