The dangers of land reform

2008-07-11 00:00

TRAVELLING to Uganda in 1995 with a previous minister of agriculture, Derek Hanekom, and his astute director of agriculture, Bongiwe Njobe, it was made clear to me that if land reform was pushed too fast in South Africa we would end up as one large rural slum.

Maybe the world would not accept a white farming majority, but does that mean to say the world is right? It seems to have got it wrong with Zimbabwe.

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