With special thanks to the Civil Society organisation, individual and alliances, both members of LandNNES and other social justice organisations, for their direct contributions to this document: Constance Mogale from the Alliance for Rural Democracy, Ndabezinhle Ziqubu and Samke Mkize from the Association for Rural Advancement, Anthony Schnell from the Department of Social Responsibility (DSR) […]

Expert Policy Brief on Developing a Systematic Approach to Equitable Land Redistribution in South Africa After 25 years of democracy, South Africa remains a highly unequal country with high levels of poverty and unemployment. Land reform policies have largely failed to reconfigure the inherited, highly dualistic and spatially divided agrarian structure. As a result, skewed […]

Introduction On Thursday, 19 December 2019, Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza briefed the media on government’s response to the recommendations of the Presidential Advisory Panel (PAP) on Land Reform and Agriculture. The full media briefing can be found online: ENCA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4WD4N2kaeQ SABC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npQ7G8t73Ng President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed the 10-member PAP, […]

The Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform was appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to provide independent advice to the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) comprised of 11 cabinet ministers, convened by Deputy President David Mabuza. The ten-member Panel includes farmers, lawyers, agricultural economists and academics. The Panel’s terms of reference are broad and cover most aspects of […]

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