Land: Willing buyer, willing seller best for Namibia

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Namibia is a country prone to droughts , but this one is said to be the worst in three decades . (Jordi Matas-UNICEF, AP)
Namibia is a country prone to droughts , but this one is said to be the worst in three decades . (Jordi Matas-UNICEF, AP)

Windhoek - The willing buyer, willing seller model was still the best for Namibia's land reform, despite its shortcomings, according to a study released on Monday.

"It has been observed that, despite its shortcomings, the market-based land redistribution often dubbed, 'willing buyer, willing seller' approach is still the best tool for land redistribution," the study found.

The Study into land prices in Namibia was released on Monday. It was commissioned by Namibia's land and resettlement ministry and was conducted by Fleefort Muzyamba and Andrew Hilton, with the help of the United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organisation.

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