11 Sep 2014
by Ruth Hall
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We want rights – not equity, say farmworkers*

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) achieved something momentous at the three-day National Land Tenure Summit in Boksburg last week – it united farm workers and farm owners in opposition to its proposal to split the ownership […]

05 Sep 2014
by Tara Weinberg
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Land Tenure Summit – issues and background

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) is currently hosting a Land Tenure Summit in Boksburg, Gauteng, where various laws and policies on land reform are being debated. Read our background position papers, which were distributed at the […]

08 Sep 2013
by Christi van der Westhuizen

New policies undermine security of tenure

A plethora of bills and policies has been released in recent times that hold negative implications for the security of tenure of people living in rural areas. These policies and bills cover issues ranging from traditional leadership to communal tenure […]