Katlego Ramantsima joined PLAAS in June 2018. Prior to this appointment, Katlego worked as an Assistant Researcher for the Mining and Rural Transformation in Southern Africa (MARTISA) Project at the Society, Work and Politics Institute (SWOP), Wits University. She investigated issues about rural poverty and legally insecure systems of ‘customary’ tenure under the local administrative control of traditional authorities.
Her research interests lie in the fields of resource-based development, industrial relations, trade and industrial policy, communal land rights, land reform, political economy, urban regeneration and rural social change.
Land redistribution projects and wider impacts on poverty and inequality in South Africa
- MCom in Development Theory and Policy, University of the Witwatersrand
- BCom Honours in Development Theory and Policy, University of the Witwatersrand
- BA Sociology and International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand
- Du Toit, A. (2013). Real Acts, Imagined Landscapes: Reflections on the Discourses of Land Reform in South Africa after 1994. Journal of Agrarian Change, 13(1), 16–22.
- Neves, D., & du Toit, A. (2013). Rural Livelihoods in South Africa: Complexity, Vulnerability and Differentiation. Journal of Agrarian Change, 13(1), 93–115.
- Vandemoortele, M., Bird, K., Du Toit, A., Liu, M., Sen, K., & Soares, F. V. (2013). Building blocks for equitable growth: lessons from the BRICS (Working Paper No. 365). London: Overseas Development Institute.
- Du Toit A (2012) ‘The trouble with poverty: Reflections on South Africa’s post-apartheid anti-poverty consensus,’ Working Paper 22. PLAAS, UWC: Bellville.
- 24. Du Toit A (2012) ‘Making sense of “evidence”: Notes on the discursive politics of research and pro-poor policy making‘, Working Paper 21. PLAAS, UWC: Bellville.
- Neves, D. & du Toit, A., 2012. Money and Sociality in South Africa’s Informal Economy. Africa, 82(01), pp.131-149.
- Bolwig, S. et al., 2011. A Methodology for Integrating Developmental Concerns into Value Chain Analysis and Interventions. Markets and Rural Poverty: Upgrading in Value Chains, p.21.
- du Toit, A., 2011. The proper subject for poverty research is inequality. In Zuma’s Own Goal. Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press Inc, pp. 125-150.
- du Toit, A., 2011. Nasruddin’s key: Poverty measurement and the government of marginal populations, Working Paper 20. Cape Town: Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies.
- Du Toit, A., 2011. Chronic and structural poverty in South Africa: challenges for action and research.