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Poverty and inequality

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...

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 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...

by Daily Maverick in 2018

Prof Ben Cousins, 29 August

A major question thrown up in current debates on land is how to secure the land rights of people living in areas where systems of both land tenure and authority are informed by customary law. Similarly, people living in informal settlements,...

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