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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2018
    Dominica, Burkina Faso, Honduras, Belgium, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Spain, Zimbabwe, Denmark, Germany, Tanzania, Zambia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Senegal, Italy, Brazil, Switzerland

    From the outset, the development of agriculture has been strongly associated with women’s endeavour. In fact, women’s contribution to agriculture goes back to the origins of farming and the domestication of animals when the first human settlements were established more than 6 000 years ago. Over the years, the division of responsibilities and labour within households and communities tended to place farming and nutrition-related tasks under women’s domain. Nowadays, in many societies women continue to be mainly responsible for family food security and nutrition.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    South Africa, Southern Africa

    This thesis deals with the politicized struggles for land in South Africa’s Limpopo Province. With land having been an essential part of colonial and apartheid segregation policies and practice – with 87% of land appropriated by whites –, a land reform programme was imperative after the African National Congress came to power in 1994. One of the three branches of the land reform programme, land restitution, is a key focus of this thesis.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    August, 2015
    South Africa

    The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DLDLR) provided a progress report on its interventions to address the challenges arising from the actions of the Rama Communal Property Association (CPA). The CPA had initiated some income generating activities on its land, which included a quarry business, and had started a museum and an entertainment centre that featured a cinema. In partnership with the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and private investors the CPA was in the process of developing houses on its land.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Africa, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Germany

    FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act amends the Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 with respect to a wide variety of matters including composition coastal public property, access fees, purposes for which coastal public property is established, reclamation of land by public authorities for state infrastructure and other purposes, the declaration of state-owned land as coastal public property, establishment of coastal management lines for protection purposes, award of coastal use permits on coastal public property and unlawful structures on coastal public property.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    These amendments concern various legal proceedings in relation with land claims and land development and related matters such as the registration of land restored or awarded to a claimant.

    Amends: Restitution of Land Rights Act (No. 22 of 1994). (1994-11-25)

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision with respect to improved administration of municipalities and related matters. It defines powers and functions of municipal authorities and concerns, among other things, development of culture of community participation and integrated development planning. Each municipal council must, within a prescribed period after the start of its elected term, adopt a single, inclusive and strategic plan for the development of the municipality. The Act also defines regulation-making powers of the Minister.

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