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by Future Agricultures Consortium in 2013

The Future Agricultures Consortium has instituted a regional, Africa-centred structure to support its research and policy engagement activities, with ‘hubs’ in Kenya, Ghana, South Africa and the UK. Since 2005, Future Agricultures has produced research and analysis on the political economy of...

Elinor Ostrom

As announced by the awarding committee on 16 May 2013, Prof Ben Cousins has won the Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons. The award was created to acknowledge and promote the work of practitioners, young and senior scholars involved in the field of the commons.

The...

by PLAAS Library in 2013

The PLAAS Resource Centre is a dynamic, evolving and valuable collection of resources around the areas of PLAAS research. We try to keep it comprehensive and up-to-date with the regular acquisition of relevant materials. Here are some interesting new books accessioned recently:...

We write in response to a report in the Cape Times and the Independent Online website on 14 March 2013 that ‘Lecturers and alumni of the University of the Western Cape have clashed with management’ over a policy mooted to be a ‘direct attack’ on freedom of expression and academic freedom at the...

by Future Agricultures Consortium and PLAAS in 2012

The Future Agricultures Consortium and PLAAS are inviting journalists and media specialists to enter a competition for reporting on the politics and processes that influence agricultural investment in Africa.

The entry deadline is ...

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