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Land reform

by Khulekani Magubane in 2018

In the past 24 years the African National Congress-led government presided over a state where black people’s progress in land rights not only slowed down but regressed, according to researchers from the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape.

by Ben Cousins in 2018

Smallholder farming has been neglected over the past 23 years of South Africa’s attempt to redistribute land taken away...

by Jeanette Clarke in 2018

This report is one of five studies of opportunities and constraints related to employment creation in rural South Africa, with a view towards informing policy. South African forestry and wood products industries are well established, internationally competitive, and contribute significantly to...

by Dominic Adriaanse, Cape Times in 2018

The land issue in the country was placed under the spotlight at a seminar held at the University of the Western Cape, with senior researchers from the institution saying the constitution was not the obstacle to land reform - rather, it was a lack of political will to drive a process of...

by Serena Hawkey, Business Day in 2018

The land crisis could be a catalyst for beneficial change if the opportunity to rectify decades of neglect is recognised and harnessed‚ says one of SA’s leading restitution experts. Delivering a public lecture at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) on Tuesday‚ Prof Ruth Hall said an engaged...

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