Renewed Focus On Improving Farm Workers’ Rights
Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says his department will in the 2015/16 year focus on providing support that will improve the rights of farm workers.
“As announced by President Zuma during his State of the Nation Address, government will conduct 50 pilots on the policy to strengthen the relative rights of people working the land – popularly known as the 50/50 policy framework – by 2019.
“The Regulation of Landholdings Bill, which will introduce land ceilings and prohibit land ownership by foreign nationals, will be submitted to Parliament this year.
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