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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2009
    South Africa, Africa

    This book is a compilation of 11 papers that explore the limits of the current approach to land redistribution in South Africa and propose policy alternatives. Centres on 3 themes: how land is to be acquired (which land, and for whom), under what tenure arrangements it is to be held, and how production is to be supported. Focus moves beyond debating alternatives to the ‘willing-buyer, willing-seller’ paradigm to the kind of agrarian change that land reform should pursue. Central to all is reconfiguring the roles of state and market.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2009
    South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, South America, Western Africa, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa, Central America

    Through its innovative operations, and its facilitation of dynamic

    communities of researchers, development experts, policy makers,

    producers and consumers, this CGIAR Challenge Program goes

    beyond research for development as usually practiced.

    Yet, paradoxically for a program well-versed in technical and

    social complexity, the CPWF approach is simple: to effectively

    address a shared problem, we must first work together.

    2008 CGIAR Annual Report."

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2009
    Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Laos, Nigeria, Peru, Thailand, Vietnam, South America, Western Africa, South-Eastern Asia, Eastern Africa, Southern Asia, Southern Africa

    This Medium Term Plan (MTP) is written as the CPWF transitions from its first Phase (2004?

    2008) to its second Phase (2009?2013). It describes the status of the CPWF as the newly

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2009
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    South Africa has rapidly reduced trade barriers since the end of Apartheid, yet agricultural production and exports have remained sluggish. Also, poverty and unemployment have risen and become increasingly concentrated in rural areas. This paper examines the extent to which remaining price distortions, both domestic and foreign, are contributing to the underperformance of the agricultural sector vis-a-vis the rest of the economy. The author draws on a computable general equilibrium (CGE) and micro-simulation model of South Africa that is linked to the results of a global trade model.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2009
    South Africa

    Poverty in rural households have deepened in the past two years through world events: unprecedented rises in food and fuel prices were followed by global economic meltdown, all amidst growing climate uncertainty. Balancing water availability within and across growing seasons, water harvesting helps to buffer households against drought. Research on water harvesting in South Africa has focused on rural household livelihoods. Innovative results on appropriate water harvesting technologies and food security facilitation techniques are now being implemented in villages across South Africa.

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