Zimbabwean ruin looms large as SA land reform kicks into gear
Modern Zimbabwe is a reminder of how critical for South Africa to get its ‘land reforms right. It is well documented how Mugabe’s botching of land reforms turned a bread basket of the continent into a place where famine stalks behind every rainy season. South Africa faces a greater challenge in terms of scale and divergent claims. In this brilliant analysis published in the Financial Times of London this morning, Andrew England looks at the issue from all sides. Examining the conundrum of keeping land productive while reversing obvious injustices without rewarding rampant opportunism. Those charged with solving this complex problem require the wisdom of Solomon – and dollops of maturity and humility.
Follow the link below to read the full article: