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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...

by PLAAS in 2018

PLAAS engages in sustained and meaningful ways with key sectors in society – often those who are not in conversation with one another. We work with government in a variety of ways at a senior level. We work closely with social movements, non-governmental organisations, and with small-scale...

by PLAAS in 2018

This brochure is a celebration of more than 23 years of research, teaching and policy engagement at PLAAS. Catch a snap shot of our publications, research areas, research partnerships, public engagement, media engagement, teaching, and staffing over the last two decades.

by Daily Maverick in 2018

 Andries Du Toit, 27 August 

One of the most interesting questions about the “land debate”, as it is commonly referred to in the South African media – the debate about the merits of amending the Constitution in order to provide for expropriation of agricultural land...

by News24 in 2018

24 August, 12:23 PM

"I think that the agricultural industry does not fully appreciate the significance of the scale issue."

These were the sobering words of Professor Ben Cousins, the University of the Western Cape's Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies chairperson.

Speaking...

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