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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...
by PLAAS and Institutional Advancement in 2018
8 Oct. The University of the Western Cape’s Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is hosting the first short course of the Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA). The course has been tailored to policy-makers and practitioners across the continent who have...
by Aidan van den Heever, UWC in 2018
21 September  Professor Ruth Hall - from the University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) - has been appointed to an advisory panel on land reform by President Cyril Ramaphosa.   The panel will advise the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on land...
by Cape Talk 567AM in 2018
24 September 2018, Pippa Hudson President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the creation an advisory panel to assist with the on-going land reform debate. Ramaphosa has also formed a 10-person advisory panel which will delegate the right way forward for land reform, in light of the contentious subject of...
by Business Day in 2018
Prof Ben Cousins, 31 Aug Policies to secure land rights should begin by improving existing systems rather than replacing them Individual ownership is not a silver bullet for the insecurity of land tenure experienced by millions of South Africans. Nor is it a solution to structural poverty. A range...

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