Policy papers

Policy briefs written as a result of the GreenFund project:

Policy brief 2: Midgley et al. 2015. Implications for a future agrarian structure in South Africa based on conservation and sustainable agriculture: Alignment of a multi-institutional and multi-polict landscape. Johannesburg: Development Bank of Southern Africa.

Policy brief 3: Blignaut et al. 2015. Promoting and advancing the uptake of sustainable, regenerative, conservation agriculture in the maize production sector. Johannesburg: Development Bank of Southern Africa.

Policy brief 4: Blignaut et al. 2015. An application of conservation agriculture to beef production. Johannesburg: Development Bank of Southern Africa.

Research/policy papers written by ASSET Research in conjunction with TIPS

Pauw, M.J. (2012). Policy Brief ASSET Research TIPS 5 - Implications of the regulatory landscape for the restoration of natural capital 

Cloete, J. and Smit, N. (2012). Policy Brief ASSET Research TIPS 2 - Bush thickening and indigenous woody plants as a source of renewable energy

Rebelo, A. and Gull, K. (2012). Policy Brief ASSET Research TIPS 4 - Urban water use

Crookes, D. and Blignaut, J. (2012). Policy Brief ASSET Research TIPS 3 - Market challenges for the restoration of the natural environment

Fourie, H. and le Maitre, D. (2012). Policy Brief ASSET Research TIPS 1 - Supporting livelihoods through the protection of natural capital: A case study of the Agulhas Plain

 

Booklets

Midgley, S. et al. 2015. Implications for a future agrarian structure in South Africa based on conservation and sustainable agriculture: alignment of a multi-institutional and multi-policy landscape. Asset Research, booklet nr 1. Pretoria: ASSET Research.

Blignaut, J.N. et al. 2015. Promoting and advancing the uptake of sustainable, regenerative, conservation agricultural practices in South Africa with a specific focus on dryland maize and extensive beef production. Asset research, booklet nr 2. Pretoria: ASSET Research

 

General

ASSET Annual Report 2014/2015

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ASSET Annual Report 2010/2011

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This article on climate change and sustainable development in South Africa was recently published. Download the article here.

Blignaut, J.N. & Van der Elst, L. 2009. South Africa and sustainable development: a reflection. Perspectives: Political analysis and commentary from Southern Africa. Heinrich B´┐Żll Stiftung, #3.09.

ASSET Annual Report 2009/2010

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General ASSET brochure

The general ASSET brochure contains informations on what ASSET does, and why they do it. It also contains all the relevant contact details. Click here to download this pdf.

General ASSET presentation

The general ASSET presetation gives more information regarding the structure and projects of ASSET Research. Click here to download the presentation.

Press release - 6 March 2009

ASSET Research released a press release about the WRC RNC project. This project is currently in Phase 1 and Phase 2 will commence in 2010. Click here to download this press release.

Annual Report 2008/9

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