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Land and sustainable development in southern Africa

Joseph Z. Z. Matowanyika

Land and sustainable development in southern Africa

an exploration of some emerging issues

by Joseph Z. Z. Matowanyika

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Published by ZERO in Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use -- Environmental aspects -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 40-47).

      Statementby Joseph Z.Z. Matowanyika and Nelson Marongwe.
      SeriesSustainable land management working/discussion paper series ;, no. 1
      ContributionsMarongwe, N.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD990.Z63 M38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. ;
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL145495M
      ISBN 101779170017
      LC Control Number99891888

      Goal Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns in southern Africa. Goal Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts in southern Africa. Goal Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development in southern Africa. Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seeks to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels”.1 During , the Southern Africa Litigation Centre, in conjunction with the National Association.

      According to Statistics South Africa () in , 43% of the population of South Africa (21 million people) was living in a rural area. In , the Freedom Charter 1 drove the liberation movement agenda and proclaimed: The Land shall be shared among those who work it! Restrictions of land ownership on a racial basis shall be ended, and all File Size: 1MB. SOUTH AFRICA: Reducing Erosion in Smallholder Farms 53 CONCLUSIONS AND LESSONS LEARNED 56 By investing and working with communities on sustainable land management and agroecology, SGP has introduced and disseminated appropriate policies empowerment through sustainable development projects of local civil.

        'A total of 17, million ha have been transferred from white ownership since , which is equal to 21% of million ha of farmland in freehold in South Africa' 23 July -   Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has ample opportunities to become the future breadbasket of the world. While crop yield gaps—the difference between potential and actual yield (Lobell et al. )—in other regions are narrow and closing, SSA has the widest yield gap of maize, rice, and wheat in the world (Nkonya et al. ).For example, average maize yield in the tropical lowlands in SSA is Cited by:


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It is important to note that by the time the Land Act was enacted, South Africa was already moving in the direction of spatial segregation. Other legislation targeting Black African and Indian people were also passed, such as the Native Trust and Land Act, Natives (Urban Areas) Act.

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