ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND REFORM

Agri SA asks for alternative land reform plan

2015-06-10 16:03

The state should pursue and support voluntary schemes which can yield better results at a much lower cost for the land reform programme, Agri SA says.

Anthea Jeffery: ‘Sustodianship’ and control over farm land

2015-05-27 15:09

Anthea Jefferys brings to our attention yet another bill that flew entirely under the radar. This time, it’s about the preservation of agricultural land.

Her quest for the root of farmers’ poverty

2015-05-12 13:39

Livestock science graduate Nomusa Jaca wants to change the game for black subsistence farmers and improve food security. She’s looking for the answers about why they are still so poor. She spoke to S’thembile Cele

Zuma’s land grab urgings to traditional chiefs; desperate move by a declining force

2015-03-18 14:17

Anthea Jeffrey explains how Zuma is wooing that anachronism of a democracy, traditional leaders, to shore up votes for the political tests that lie ahead.

Zuma lost GPS signal on land ownership - business

2015-02-13 12:57

The business and agricultural sector have reacted strongly to President Jacob Zuma's statements on land ownership and predict negative consequences.

India vows to push land purchase reform

2014-11-09 13:00

India will push ahead with reform to a land purchase law blamed by business for slowing industrial projects, even if there is resistance to loosening the rules.

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WATCH: Farmers want land ownership for their workers

Perry Feldman, a farmer and member of the Free Market Foundation, speaks to us about the land reform project in the Free State that has seen farmers pledge R750 000 to assist their employees become homeowners for the first time.

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New evictions put Mugabe's land reform in focus

2014-10-12 16:05

White farmers are once again facing evictions in Zimbabwe, despite the perception that President Robert Mugabe's land reform benefited only the wealthy.

Land ceilings a 'political charade'

2014-09-09 08:51

The proposal to limit land ownership is as radical as redistributing 50% of land to farmworkers and amounts to land-based affirmative action, says a farms body.

Farmers ready to 'stand and not run'

2014-08-06 15:13

Free State farmers will accept no compromise on economic or constitutional principles in the development of agriculture, a leader of an agriculture body says.

 

Dispossession is not land reform

2015-06-09 08:54

The reopened land restitution process had netted 55?973 new claims by the time the minister of rural development and land reform, Gugile Nkwinti, delivered his budget address last week.

Is food shedding next, asks Grain SA

2015-05-14 21:11

There will be food shortages if the government’s land reform policy goes ahead, warns Grain SA.

‘Give it back, right now’

2015-05-12 13:38

Young urban blacks may not even know where ‘their’ land is, but they are certain it is theirs. They tell S’thembile Cele why

Willing buyer, wiling seller still for best land reform

2015-03-17 09:08

The willing buyer, willing seller model is still the best for Namibia's land reform despite its shortcomings, according to a study.

Unintended consequences of ANC Land Proposals

2015-02-06 14:13

The ANC has been canny in proposing 12 000 hectares as the maximum amount of land that farmers may own. Anthea Jeffrey discusses.

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South Africa must support land reform projects - farmer

Perry Feldman, a farmer and member of the Free Market Foundation, speaks to us about the land reform project in the Free State that has seen farmers pledge R750 000 to assist their employees become homeowners for the first time. Watch.

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Free State farmers pay R750 000 in voluntary land reform project

Perry Feldman, a farmer and member of the Free Market Foundation, speaks to us about the land reform project in the Free State that has seen farmers pledge R750 000 to assist their employees become homeowners for the first time. Watch.

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Government cannot farm - expert

2014-09-26 19:56

It is through mentorship and other support from industry that those involved in land reform projects are able to make notable progress, according to an expert.

Unemployed graduates to help ailing land

2014-08-07 19:00

A Mpumalanga official says 40 unemployed agriculture graduates from Mpumalanga will be sent to revive struggling land reform farms.

Bill should give back stolen land – EFF

2014-07-25 18:34

The passing of the appropriation bill has caused heated debate in parliament, with some MPs claiming it will place an unfair burden on future generations .

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