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by Ian Scoones, Saturnino Borras, Lyda Fernanda Forero, Ruth Hall, Marc Eldelman, Wendy Wolford, Benjamin White in 2018
Religion, gender dynamics, place and cultural identity – all inform rising authoritarian populism in rural areas, alongside class interests and inequalities. Mobilising alternatives to capture by regressive political forces is not straightforward.
 
Authoritarian populism...
by PLAAS in 2018

The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape engages in research, post-graduate teaching and supervision, short-course training and policy advocacy in relation to land, agriculture, food systems, natural resources management, social...

by PLAAS in 2018

Are you a Communications guru? Are you an exceptionally creative and innovative ideas person? Do you have amazing writing skills that can turn complex research findings into interesting and compelling content; and write formal reports and creative advertising copy at the same time? Are you...

by PLAAS in 2018
Development and Agrarian Transformations: BRICS, Competition and Cooperation in the Global South University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil
12- 14 November 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS and PANELS...
by Anne Marie Thow, Stephen Greenberg, Mafa Hara, Sharon Friel, Andries du Toit, David Sanders in 2017

This paper analyses the policy agendas that shape the food environment in South Africa, and aims to identify potential to improve policy coherence for nutrition, across economic sectors in South Africa. From a food supply perspective, food security and nutrition policy is effectively governed by...

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