#StandWithAmadiba #StandForDemocracy: Justice for Sikhosiphi Rhadebe

At the recent 4. 5 day course on the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy we ran a session on the Xolobeni mining struggle and screened the award winning documentary Shore break. Just a month later we received the shocking news that that the Chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee had been murdered. On… Continue reading #StandWithAmadiba #StandForDemocracy: Justice for Sikhosiphi Rhadebe

The political economy of land, mining and rural democracy – planning a 4.5 day course

Background This 4.5 day learning programme has been designed for activists associated with the Alliance for Rural Democracy (ARD) – together with other progressive movements and formations – that seek to defend and advance the rights of rural citizens in the former Bantustans. The course aims to critically examine the historical and contemporary struggles of rural… Continue reading The political economy of land, mining and rural democracy – planning a 4.5 day course

Introducing the Rural Organisation Support Programme

The  Rural Organisational Support Programme (ROSP) is a pilot involving a partnership between: The Alliance for Rural Democracy (ARD) which combines activists and organisations working in the former bantustan areas within Limpopo, North-West, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal The Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC) at the University of Cape Town The Institute for Poverty Land and… Continue reading Introducing the Rural Organisation Support Programme