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Card image 24 April 2018 Daily Maverick

Land expropriation, food security and poverty eradication – some observations from the Eastern Cape

Land is not just a means to secure a better life for you and your children but has an intrinsic value as a place where you belong – ancestral home. A discussion of land ownership issues in this country, particularly in rural areas, will be incomplete unless this intrinsic and emotive value is accounted for. However, if land is not put into productive use, whatever its mode of ownership, it would not be part of the solution for the present ills of the South African society, especially the eradication of poverty. We thus, in this contribution, focus on land that is used to enhance the livelihoods of its citizens.

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