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by Jan Petter Myklebust in 2018
The South Africa-Sweden University Forum or SASUF – a major internationalisation project aimed at strengthening education, research and innovation ties between the two countries – kicked off with a seminar hosted by the University of Pretoria in South Africa and some 30 satellite gatherings in 12...
by Professor Moenieba Isaacs in 2018
On 19 April 2018, the University of Western Cape’s Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) and Masifundise Development Trust hosted a round table discussion to unpack the state of small-scale fisheries in South Africa. Over 60 participants from civil society, academics, community...
by National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) in 2018
  BACKGROUND The National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) invites applications for post-doctoral fellowships in land and agrarian issues in honour of the late Professor Sam Moyo. The land and agrarian questions remain unresolved across much of the African continent.  Prof Sam...
by Ruth Hall, Ben Cousins in 2018
It is our submission that land reform in post-apartheid South Africa to date has suffered from several key weaknesses. These include the lack of a coherent vision on what its main purposes are, who should be the main beneficiaries of policies, and how they should be supported by state programmes....
by Weekend Argus in 2018
The ANC government has the power to expropriate land but it has chosen not to, says Professor Ruth Hall, a researcher at UWC and the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies. Hall was speaking at Stellenbosch University’s Business School's Leaders Angle conference, held at the Portside...

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