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01 February 2019
“We will occupy any open land” – vow backyarders
Backyarders from Delft, Cape Town, say they've had enough of listening to the ward councillor's empty promises.
Montepuez Ruby Mining (MRM) holds a 25-year concession on an area of 340 square kilometres in Montepuez, in Cabo Delgado province. Since 2014, over 830 million dollars have been raised from the auction of rubies and other gems from the mine.
https://clubofmozambique.com/news/mozambique-gemfields-auction-raises-4-2-million-dollars-225499/ via @twitter
According to the Food and Nutrition Security Working Group for Southern Africa there are 55.7 million food insecure people in the region of whom 14.4 million are in South Africa
How to say nothing and sound optimistic
Mabuza: Resolutions taken at (much criticised) communal land administration summit in May will "go a long way towards the development of appropriate land reform legislation and policies"
https://sundayworld.co.za/news/government-to-work-with-traditional-leaders-to-resolve-sas-challenges-mabuza/ via @sundayworldZA
Practical support and targeted technical assistance for small scale Zambian avocado producers brings results - Solidaridad Network https://www.solidaridadnetwork.org/news/upskilling-smallholders-remains-a-good-recipe-for-sustainability/#.YzVReE9JayA.twitter