Current and future land use in the Namaqualand rural reserves
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Current and future land use in the Namaqualand rural reserves by Fiona Archer

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Published by Surplus People Project in Athlone [South Africa] .
Written in English



  • South Africa,
  • Namaqualand.,
  • Namaqualand


  • Land tenure -- South Africa -- Namaqualand.,
  • Commons -- South Africa -- Namaqualand.,
  • Land use, Rural -- South Africa -- Namaqualand.,
  • Land trusts -- South Africa -- Namaqualand,
  • Native lands -- South Africa -- Namaqualand,
  • Joint ownerships -- South Africa -- Namaqualand

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Edition Notes

Other titlesResearch about the future of Namaqualand
StatementFiona Archer.
ContributionsSurplus People Project (South Africa)
LC ClassificationsHD991.Z8 N363 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL586683M
ISBN 100958404224
LC Control Number96176865

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  A transdisciplinary synthesis, grouped into four main themes, of the key papers in this Special Issue on Namaqualand is provided. Perspectives on current environmental, economic and social issues in the region are interpreted in the context of the past and are used to inform future trajectories of change and development needs within the by: Land Reform, Range Ecology, and Carrying Capacities in Namaqualand, South Africa September Annals of the Association of American Geographers 96(3) -   Public concern over land management has never been greater. This book provides a broad overview of the economics of rural land-use change, drawing attention to the meaningful role economic analysis can play in resolving public concern and supporting future, pro-active land management strategies in rural by:   Alongside a comprehensive overview of the concept and application of rural land use from Paul Cloke, environment issues, resource management and the role of central governments are topics under discussion throughout. At an international level, this title will of particular interest to students of rural geography and environmental planning.

Researchers have documented the significant progress 2 of land reform in Namaqualand, including the purchase of farms by the state to use for redistribution to disadvantaged communities (Wisborg. The reserves and homelands across South Africa share a common history of policy interventions resulting in sedentarization, villagization and formalization of communal land use. In Namaqualand. A New Concept For A Land Cover Classification System. The Land 2(1): FAO. FAO Yearbook Production. Rome. FAO. Terminology for Integrated Resources Planning and Management. FAO, Rome. (in press) FAO/UNEP. Our Land Our Future. A New Approach to Land Use Planning and Management. FAO/UNEP, Rome. UNCED. Access Reserve Manager site. Get involved. Do your part for the community and join a Crown land board! Members of the public can volunteer to participate in the management of Crown land as an appointed board member of a statutory land manager. View current board vacancies. Crown land manager induction program.

Current and future land use in the Namaqualand Rural Reserves. (). Poverty, household food security and agricultural LANDAIS wherefore. rural LAURENT, small.   Lebert, T. and Rohde, R. () ‘ Land reform and the new elite: exclusion of the poor from communal land in Namaqualand, South Africa ’, Journal of Arid Environments 70 (4): – Low, A. B. and Rebelo, A. G. () Vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Rural scene between Port Nolloth and Steinkopf in Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa. The indigenous people of Namaqualand always came second with regards to land rights. This subjugation began with the farmers and was continued by the mines. In the former coloured rural reserves of Namaqualand, land is held under an evolving form of communal tenure. This study, using in-depth interviews with both women farmers and non-farmers in.