Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Financial institutions remain sceptical about investing in Africa's agriculture industry, a legal expert says.
With the 2019 national election coming up in SA, it is dangerous to draw on the land issue for election purposes, according to the vice chair of Agribank of Namibia.
There are four elements countries with successful land reform have in common and this should be a guideline for SA as well, says the president of the World Farmers Association.
The lack of policy certainty is often raised in relation to agriculture in Africa, says the executive director of a political, economic and security risk consultancy.
There was record-low investment in agriculture in Zimbabwe due to land rights issues and relocation, the chair of the Zimbabwe Investment Authority told an agriculture conference this week.
Policy in SA is increasingly becoming a choice between "awful or dreadful" - something that is not particularly useful in relation to luring investments, says Chris Hart.
Beware of rent seekers during the land reform process in SA, a panellist at the African Agri Investment Indaba has warned.
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