Land reform key for SA’s economic transformation – ANC
Land reform is one of the key parts to the ANC’s strategy to ensure economic transformation, and an economist says it can have a positive impact on economic growth.
In a statement issued by the ANC, detailing the matters discussed in its recent lekgotla held on January 25, the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) highlighted points to be addressed to ensure economic transformation, land reform being one of them.
Speaking to Fin24 by phone, chief economist at Investment Solutions, Lesiba Mothata explained that land reform would have positive multiplier effects for the economy.
“The productive land must be shared equally. The majority of this country must own the productive aspects of the economy,” he said.
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