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by PMG in 2016
The Department of Social Development invites you to comment on the Draft Social Assistance Amendment Bill, 2016. The Bill seeks to amend the Social Assistance Act, 2004, so as to: • insert new definitions; • provide for additional payments or benefits linked to social assistance; • establish the...
by Alida Bundy , Ratana Chuenpagdee, Moenieba Isaacs, et al in 2016
This journal article is co-authored by Moenieba Isaacs at PLAAS. Global change is occurring now, often with consequences far beyond those anticipated. Although there is a wide range of assessment approaches available to address-specific aspects of global change, there is currently no framework to...
by Phyllis Papadavid, ODI Briefing Papers in 2016
At the recent IMF and World Bank annual meetings, among the many statistics quoted, IMF director Christine Lagarde singled out three: 1.4%, 1.6% and 1.8% denoting the IMF’s 2016 projection for sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) GDP growth, the projection for US GDP growth, and the estimate for export...
by Grace Mwaura, Pambazuka News in 2016
Assume that three in five African youth are meaningfully engaged in agriculture. Assume they are investing across the value chain – in production, processing, manufacturing, distribution and, of course, are also the major consumers. This could not only address the global food demand (which FAO...
by Working Group on Monitoring of the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) for relations with the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in 2016
This synthesis report summarizes the results of a broad consultation among small-scale food producers and other civil society organizations (CSOs) around the globe on the use and implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (...

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