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Research outputs: LAND REFORM

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2021 Land reform and belonging in South Africa: a place-making perspective

Political debate around South African land reform peaks in the run up to the national elections.2019 was no exception. Escalating urban 'lan...

2021 Thinking ethically about women, power and land in South Africa

This chapter addresses questions of voice, ethics and power in the context of women and land through three lenses: legal, feminist and ethic...

2021 Women, custodianship and the land debate

Since 1995, land reform in South Africa, and particularly land redistribution, has taken on various forms and guises. However, women remain ...

2021 The fragmented politics of sugarcane contract farming in Uganda

In the last decade, contract farming has regained momentum among policymakers and global development agencies as a tool to promote inclusive...