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Cousins, Ben, Amelia Genis and Jeanette Clarke (2018). ‘The potential of agriculture and land reform to generate jobs’ (PLAAS Policy Brief 51)

Extremely high levels of unemployment contribute to poverty and inequality, and are one of South Africa’s most intractable problems. Can the agricultural sector help to address the problem? And how can land reform be undertaken in a manner that creates more jobs?   In this policy brief compiled as part of their work for the Mandela Initiative, Ben Cousins, Amelia Genis and Jeanette Clarke consider the evidence.  Read more…