ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND REFORM

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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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.

New land bill offers little comfort - ARD

2014-07-03 12:56

The Alliance for Rural Democracy says the government has not budgeted enough money to deal with the expected number of new land claims.

Land policy: ANC disowns draft plan

2014-06-29 16:28

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti is forging ahead with his controversial policy proposals to seize portions of farmland without compensation.

Land reform proposals spell disaster

2014-06-27 19:31

The latest proposals on land reform will lead to disinvestment and pose a serious threat to food security, according to a business chamber.

 

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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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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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 .

Nkwinti: Khoi, San not forgotten on land

2014-07-02 05:00

Government is working on policy that will allow the Khoi and San people to lodge claims on land lost prior to the 1913 cut-off date, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says.

Land proposal not ANC's - report

2014-06-29 14:52

City Press says the ANC did not mandate Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti to push the controversial new land reform proposals.

Agri SA rejects land proposals

2014-06-24 17:56

A new land reform proposal that involves giving 50% of land to farmworkers is ill-considered and unacceptable, Agri SA says.

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