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How the land redistribution budget is being diverted to elites*

The government says land redistribution is at the top of its agenda. Its actions say otherwise. The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform’s only funding initiative for land reform beneficiaries, the Recapitalisation and Development Programme (RECAP), is diverting funds away from land reform and towards a small group of commercial farmers and preferred “strategic …

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