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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...

by Ruth Hall, Ben Cousins in 2017

Agrarian change in South Africa over the past two decades has seen consolidation of the hegemony of large-scale commercial farming and corporate agribusiness within agro-food systems. Constrained domestic demand and growth opportunities elsewhere have driven both farming and agribusiness...

by Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative in 2017

The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape, in partnership with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftug (RLS), is pleased to announce a call for participation in an innovative new venture. This call is open to scholars and activists with a focus on young...

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