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by Ben M. McKay, Ruth Hall, Juan Liu in 2018
The economic and political rise of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) and Middle-Income Countries (MICs) have important implications for global agrarian transformation.These emerging economies are undergoing profound changes as key sites of the production, circulation, and...
by National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) in 2018
BACKGROUND The National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) invites applications for post-doctoral fellowships in land and agrarian issues in honour of the late Professor Sam Moyo. The land and agrarian questions remain unresolved across much of the African continent.  Prof Sam...
by Dullah Omar Institute, UWC in 2018
  The Zimbabwe Elections of July 2018     “A missed opportunity or the defining moment of the second republic”  The fall of Robert Mugabe in November 2017 was celebrated within and outside Zimbabwe. It provided hope for ordinary citizens that Zimbabwe could be once again a shining beacon of...
by Ruth Nyambura, Kari Mugo, Layla Liebetrau (Editors) in 2018
The Route to Food Initiative has produced Cha Kula, a bi-annual publication, in a push to create a paradigm shift in the discussions relating to food security in Kenya. It aims to disabuse misconceptions that food security is simply about some people lacking food on their plates. It is not only...
by Cape Talk in 2018
Listen to Professor Moenieba Isaacs on Cape Talk with Koketso Sachane speaking on the West Coast rock lobster quotas. Prof Isaacs in her interview indicates that in her research she is looking at to what extent the lives and livelihoods of Small-Scale Fishers are affected by the collapse of West...

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