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Farmers share ideas on land reform

Author: Vivian Attwood

The government has spent 40 percent of the total value of commercial agriculture land in the country on land redistribution exercises that have failed.

This is according to Sandy la Marque, the chief executive of the KZN Agricultural Union (Kwanalu), who convened a seminar with Kwanalu members to brainstorm workable propositions to put to the government in an attempt to finally resolve the issue of land redistribution.

“We are here today to share ideas, stimulate debate, start changing thought processes and come up with an ‘ideas bank’ to take to government,” she said.

She said KZN had a culture of divergent thinkers, and the majority of farmers in the province were committed to sustainable land reform.

 

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