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Targeted support for farmers: The value of accurate data

Most South Africans realise the importance of a prosperous, representative agricultural sector. It should be a socio-political and economic priority, promotes a...

Toil and trouble: Brazil’s history of land reform

In an article on New Frame titled “Toil and trouble: Brazil’s history of land reform”the author discusses “how the struggle for land...

Government introduces revised land expropriation bill

The new expropriation bill, which was gazetted on 9 October, aims to replace the Expropriation Act, 1975 (Act 63 of 1975). The...

Land reform champion Dr Mahlati passes away

Land reform champion Dr Vuyo Mahlati has passed away. Her husband, Dr Gil Mahlati, confirmed the news on Tuesday morning, 13 October...

AFASA calls for monitoring of state land allocation

The African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) has welcomed the recent announcement of the minister of agriculture, land reform and rural...

Government makes state land available for agri

The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, announced the process members of the public are to follow when...

Zimbabwe unable to pay white farmers

Hardly a month after pledging to pay former white commercial farmers US$3,5 billion compensation for land improvements done before farm seizures in...

Land grabs put small-scale farmer’s future on the line

Unlawful land grabs in the Kraaifontein area of the Western Cape are threatening to put award-winning vegetable...

Organisations call for more public hearings on the ULTRA Bill

The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development recently held virtual public hearings. Various organisations called for the public hearings...

Female land reform beneficiaries talk about their challenges

Government-driven land reform programmes will falter if women from beneficiary communities do not play a central role in the governance of communal...