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Conference Papers & Reports
July 2015
Botswana
Africa
Southern Africa

Differences in resource endowment between regions influence the technologies used in livestock production and cause location-specific effects on production and technical change. Access to

Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2015
South Africa
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

Drawing on insights from multiple studies, this policy brief addresses the importance of gender considerations for small-scale livestock farming communities relative to food security in the South African context.

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2015
South Africa
Southern Africa
Africa

This South African Agricultural Public Expenditure Review (AgPer) is one of a series of similar studies undertaken in several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa under the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) of the African Union’s (AU) New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) which encourages governments and development partners (DPs) to target public expenditure on

Reports & Research
January 2015
South Africa
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

A proposed massive expansion of a petrochemical complex in South Durban’s port area has come under criticism for both economic and environmental violence. The recent history of cities becoming hyperactive export platforms is not merely a function of globalisation.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
South Africa
Southern Africa

Local land-use planning procedures are increasingly recognized as potentially crucial to ensure off-reserve biodiversity protection. Mainstreaming systematic conservation planning maps in these decision-making procedures has been proposed as a mechanism to achieve this.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
South Africa
Southern Africa

We examined the effect of changes in land use and land tenure on bush encroachment and vegetation condition. An analysis of aerial photographs from three time steps (1949, 1985 and 2004) was used to document changes in woody plant density in different vegetation types on commonage and an adjacent commercial farm in Fort Beaufort, South Africa.