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  1. Library Resource
    Videos
    February, 2017
    Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia

    Looking at several large-scale land deals in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, this extraordinary documentary highlights the nuanced impacts of these investments. Small-scale farmers and producers, national government officials, and African policy-makers unpack the deals, showing that there are winners and losers when providing investors access to large tracts of land in Africa. For example, land deals impact differently on women and youth, and altering land regimes also impacts on access to other natural resources such as water, fish, and local indigenous vegetables.

  2. Library Resource
    Videos
    March, 2017
    Ethiopia

    Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas - a documentary thriller about land grabbing and the global rush for farmland - the new green gold! 

  3. Library Resource
    Videos
    September, 2011
    Ethiopia

     

    In Ethiopia, with support from the World Bank and others, a program uses small booklets and simple photos to give women a clear hold on their own land. It's time to think EQUAL for women and girls.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  4. Library Resource
    South Africa's living law jurisprudence - Nolundi Luwaya

    Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa

    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    Nolundi Luwaya examines how the laws affecting rural citizens in South Africa fit together. She examines the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act and highlights key sections of the Act including the requirements for establishment of Traditional Councils, the status and role of traditional leaders. She reviews contested legislation including the Communal Land Rights Act, struck down by the Constitutional Court and the Traditional Courts Bill which threatened to turn rural citizens in the former bantustans into chiefly subjects.

  5. Library Resource

    Presentation by Mazibuko Jara on 24 February 2016 to Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa.

    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    This presentation provides a historical overview of the role of the state in maintaining feudal structures and examines the roles and powers of tribal chiefs in post 1994 laws. It examines rural popular struggeles to challenge unaccountable tribal rule in the 1980s and the role of chiefs in the transition to democracy in South Africa

  6. Library Resource
    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    Professor Ben Cousins from the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape provides a critical review of the land reform programme in South Africa 1994 - 2016. This presentation made as part of a 4.5 day course on the Political economy of land, mining and rural democracy 22 - 26 Feb 2016 for activists associated with the Alliance for Rural Democracy.

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    Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa

    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    Dr Gavin Capps joined SWOP at the University of the Witwatersrand as a Senior Researcher in January 2013. He is leader of the Mining and Rural Transformation in Southern Africa (MARTISA) project, a six-year research programme funded by the Ford Foundation.

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    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    This input by Dr Aninka Claassens Director of the Land and Accoutability Centre at the University of Cape Town was presented as part of a five day short couse on the political economy of land mining and rural democracy. It provides a detailed history of processes and events which continue to shape South Africa's rural hinterland in the contemprary era.

  9. Library Resource
    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    Dr Mulaudzi is a lecturer in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town. In this presentation made as part of a 4.5 day course on the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa he critically examines different perspectives on the 1913 and 1936 Land Acts.

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