This support provided by Vumelana has been instrumental in enabling us to use our land productively says Mamahlola CPA Chairperson.
A dedicated endeavour to introduce innovative funding models could propel the country forward in its land reform programme, Peter Setou, from the Vumelana Advisory Fund.
Peter Setou, says there should be a major overhaul of the land management information and systems; and timely support interventions when the land is transferred.
Private landowners and some of the big mining companies have already donated large tracts of land ahead of the implementation of expropriation without compensation, the ANC says.
Agbiz chief economist Wandile Sihlobo said exemption of the sector from load shedding would be near-impossible.
The passing of the Land Court Bill this week will go a long way towards resolving long-overdue claims, according to the Vumelana Advisory Fund.
The Commission on Restitution of Land Rights is saddled with nearly 7 000 outstanding land claims that are yet to be finalised, dating back to the 1998 deadline for the submission of claims.
Legal Aid South Africa is approaching the Land Claims Court in a legal battle that is likely to reach the Constitutional Court as it inherits the Land Rights Management Facility which was previously…
Remedial action does not lie in tinkering with the Constitution, but in addressing the bottlenecks that impede expedient land reform.
South Africa’s land reform programme has been adversely affected by the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic which has resulted in budgetary cuts and re-allocation of resources to other priority areas.
The key challenge is to find a balance between maintaining a viable agricultural economy and improving the pace of land reallocation and transformation in the sector to achieve the inclusivity of the previously…