Tag: land ownership

Government promise that ‘700,000ha of state land will be redistributed’ raises more questions than answers

By Katlego Ramantsima Could this announcement be just another political strategy to win the people’s favour for the next elections?

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Land policy must change South Africa’s agrarian structure

In debates taking place about the direction of land reform in South Africa today, it is important to remember why we are doing this, and what reform is intended to achieve.

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Who owns the land? Half an answer from AgrisSA land audit

Farmers’ interest group AgriSA last week released its own land audit. This filled in a major blank in the land reform and policy field: How many black emerging farmers have bought farms outside government’s land reform programme? We now have a part answer: they bought 4.3 million hectares. For this major research effort, which has …

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