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by Ruth Hall, Ben Cousins in 2019
1 Feb, Daily Maverick The Pan South African Language Board declared “land expropriation without compensation” as the Word of the Year 2018, reflecting its salience in the media and the term that captures the philosophy, mood and obsessions of our nation. Land is part of our zeitgeist. Everyone is...
by TOO BIG TO IGNORE (Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research) in 2018
About the TD training programme The transdisciplinary (TD) training programme is developed by the ‘Too Big To Ignore’ Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research (TBTI; toobigtoignore@net). The objective of the training is to expose participants to a range of issues, challenges and...
by Section27 in 2018
JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s Constitution contains a wide range of socio-economic rights. In 2015, expanding and deepening South Africa’s commitment to the realization of socio-economic rights, the South African Government ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights...
by PLAAS in 2018
DAAD In-Country/In Region Scholarship Programme in Strengthening Advisory Capacities for Land Governance in Africa   (Closing date: 7th December 2018) DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) in collaboration with PLAAS (Institute for Poverty, Land & Agrarian Studies) is offering in-country/in-...
by David Neves, Anne Marie Thow in 2018
IOL Voices360, 16 Oct  World Food Day takes place annually on 16 October providing an useful opportunity to reflect on the state of food and nutrition in South Africa. Unfortunately, there is much cause for alarm. South Africa has high levels of hunger and food insecurity.  It also presents an...

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