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An Agrarian History of the Mwenezi District, Zimbabwe, 1980-2004
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
The thesis examines continuity and change in the agrarian history of the Mwenezi District, southern Zimbabwe since 1980. It analyses agrarian reforms, agrarian practices and development initiatives in the district and ...
Devolution and democratisation: policy processes and community-based natural resource management in Southern Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
By presenting case studies from the village of Mahenye in Zimbabwe and the five villages of the Okavango Community Trust in Botswana, the study looks beyond the objectives, discourse and contests of policy and undertakes ...
Smallholder farmers response to changes in the farming environment in Gokwe-Kabiyuni, Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
Following Bryceson's article, 'De-agrarianisation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Acknowledging the Inevitable', and other related writings in the volume Farewell to Farms, rural development has become a contested academic and ...
Land tenure rights and poverty reduction in Mafela resettlement community (Matobo District, Zimbabwe)
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
In this research, I present critical facts about Land Tenure Systems and Poverty Reduction processes in Mafela Resettlement community. I focus mainly on the Post-Fast Track Land Reform (2004 ; 2011) period and the interactive ...
Poverty dynamics and livelihood challenges among small-scale fishing communities on lake Kariba - Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
Poverty dynamics and livelihood challenges among small-scale fishing communities on Lake Kariba (Zimbabwe) The aim of this study was to assess poverty among small-scale fishing communities on Lake Kariba (Zimbabwe) as ...
Trajectory from government-managed to farmer-managed smallholder irrigation and its effects on productivity, operation and maintenance: An analysis of Mamina Smallholder Irrigation Scheme in Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Government's decision to devolve irrigation management to farmers was partly influenced by international policy imperatives, which were propounded mainly by institutions associated with the Consultative Group for ...