How a land reform agency could break South Africa's land redistribution deadlock
By Johann Kirsten, Director, Stellenbosch University
Wandile Sihlobo, Visiting Research Fellow, Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has conceded that the country’s land reform programme is taking too long to address the challenge of land ownership inequality in South Africa. Bureaucratic delays, patronage and political influence, and opportunism among beneficiaries and landowners are among the challenges that have hindered South Africa’s land reform programme progress.
At the same time, the government’s…
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- Tuesday, August 3rd 2021