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BOOK: Migration Conundrums, Regional Integration and Development

Dr Inocent Moyo, GovInn Director Dr Chris Nshimbi and Dr Jussie Laine have recently published an edited volume titled “Migration Conundrums, Regional Integration and Development: Africa-Europe Relations in a Changing Global Order”. The book has been published by Springer Nature. The book is the outcome of an African-Europe relations migration project funded by Erasmus+, in […]

ARTICLE: “Why the African Union has failed to ‘silence the guns’. And some solutions”, The Conversation, 30 June 2020

On 30 June 2020, GovInn Director Dr Chris Nshimbi published an article for The Conversation titled “Why the African Union has failed to ‘silence the guns’. And some solutions”. The article examines the 2013 African Union agreement to remove the burden of conflict from the next generation, and in 2016 this agreement was included in the Lusaka Road Map, with 2020 set as the deadline for ending conflict on the continent. 

‍The contribution of redistributive land reform to employment creation, a research for the CBPEP and the National Treasury

GovInn co-director Dr. Bruno Losch contributed to a collective research on Employment-intensive rural land reform in South Africa, commissioned by the Capacity Building Programme for Employment Promotion (CBPEP), an EU-funded initiative hosted by Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC), an agency of the National Treasury. The study was implemented by a team of researchers and experts, coordinated by Professor Ben Cousins, founder of the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape.

Webinar: Civil Society Organisations & Food Aid: Lessons for an ongoing crisis?, 23 June 2020, 10:00-12:00

Panelists will discuss the recent mobilisation of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) around the food security challenges during lockdown; and explore how organisations have worked together – and with government – in a valiant attempt to provide a shared solution to an acute problem in a time of crisis. The meeting will also explore what the legacy of this mass CSO/ NGO mobilisation might be for local food governance in South Africa.