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Young Agriculture Researchers in Africa (YARA) workshop: 13-17 May 2019

From 13 - 17 May, African agricultural researchers from all over the continent converged on UWC for a theory and methodology workshop convened by PLAAS.  They were all members of Young African Researchers in Agriculture (YARA), a peer network developed to support t and promote young scholars on the continent in order to secure the future of research, policy and…
Andries
May 10, 2019
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Special PLAAS Seminar: What is the character of the agrarian question in contemporary Africa?

Land and agriculture remain critically important sources of livelihood across Africa, even as rates of  urbanization begin to increase. Yet rural poverty continues to be a major feature of African societies. Can policies that secure access to land and natural resources, and promote agricultural development, contribute to a wider process of social and economic renewal? What other sectors are also…
Andries
May 10, 2019