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Land Reform: What we really should be talking about and why. Read this blog post by PLAAS here.Tenure reform read more
Developing land tenure legislation is a difficult job to get right — especially given the legacy of intractable problems inherited from apartheid. The Gauteng consultation did not seem genuine: it lasted only three hours.Tenure reform read more
Almost a third of South Africa’s population lives in remote rural areas on communal, subsistence agricultural land.Tenure reform read more
The ANC in the province has accused the president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce Industry Janine Myburgh of scaremongering on the proposed amendment to the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act.Tenure reform read more
Consult or consent? A new law could allow government and traditional authorities to hand over mining and other development rights without the approval of the communities that inhabit the landTenure reform read more
Parliament thought it would take a year to come up with a longer-term solution to people who don't have title deeds or other formal property protection. That was more than two decades ago.Tenure reform read more
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The laws regarding farmworkers and dweller evictions will be amended, according to the deputy minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Mcebisi Skwatsha. The move has been tentatively welcomed by activists, who say the outcome must be tenure protection, especially for female farmworkers and dwellers.Farm workers, Tenure reform read more
Every day for most people a short prayer of gratitude at mealtimes is a way to give thanks for the food they eat. But how often do we actually think about the agri-workers who are instrumental in getting that food to our plates. Statistics South Africa reported in December 2018 that we have 849...Farm workers, Tenure reform read more
The residents said they have an affinity with the land where they live as their ancestors were buried in the area.Tenure reform read more
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