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En 2019 Sudáfrica tenía una población de 58,5 millones de personas. El país tiene una superficie terrestre de 1.220.000 km². De ellos, alrededor del 11% de la tierra es cultivable. Existen importantes variaciones ecológicas que van desde condiciones de sequedad (desierto y semidesierto) en el oeste hasta dos franjas de mayor pluviosidad en el este. Se considera que Sudáfrica es un país con escasez de agua, escasez que se ve agravada por la extrema desigualdad social y económica. Sólo el 28% de la superficie terrestre recibe 600 mm o más de lluvia al año. Esto significa que la mayor parte de la tierra sólo es apta para la producción ganadera o silvestre.

 

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The Land Claims Court of South Africa logo

The Land Claims Court was established in 1996.The Land Claims Court specialises in dealing with disputes that arise out of laws that underpin South Africa's land reform initiative. These include the Restitution of Land Rights Act, 1994, the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, 1996 and the Extension of Security of Tenure Act, 1997. The Land Claims Court has the same status as any High Court. Any appeal against a decision of the Land Claims Court lies with the Supreme Court of Appeal, and if appropriate, to the Constitutional Court.

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Phuhlisani NPC (Phuhlisani)

Phuhlisani began as a consultancy started by a group of people who wanted to support emerging farmers who obtained access to land through land reform programmes in South Africa. In 2015, after 12 years in operation as a Closed Corporation, the members of the company decided to convert Phuhlisani to a Non-Profit Company which took place in October 2015.

Phuhlisani NPC provides comprehensive services and support for sustainable land reform and rural development including:

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The Ministry of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) was created in 2009. For the first time in its history, the country would have a ministry dedicated to the social and economic development of rural South Africa; committed to ensuring that South Africans residing in rural areas enjoyed the same benefits as their urban cousins, so that that they too were covered by the blanket of human rights and basic dignity guaranteed in our Constitution.

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The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is South Africa’s largest public interest, human rights law clinic. Established in 1979, we use the law as an instrument of justice for the vulnerable and marginalised, including poor, homeless and landless people.

Wits University Press

The fundamental role of any university is to promote freedom of enquiry and the search for knowledge and truth. Wits has built a reputation for itself in this role, establishing itself at the industrial and commercial heart of South Africa as a centre for education and research of the highest quality.

The Knowledge Exchange is a response to an identified need for increased information exchange in the Southern African region. It has been developed as a broad collaboration of partners, with the CSIR acting as the custodian.

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SCLC's focus is on labour, tenure and human rights of farm- and forestry workers and dwellers, access to land and resources for small-scale / subsistence farmers and producers, and support and solidarity for communities resisting land development which threatens their homes, livelihoods, health and heritage.

Buhle Farmers' Academy (BFA) is a nonprofit organisation whose mission is to train new and aspiring farmers from across South Africa to run farming businesses that are both profitable and sustainable and to help alleviate poverty by creating jobs in our own agricultural sector.

Over the years, Buhle has developed a number of best practices that, if replicated effectively, would make a huge difference in the transformation of the agricultural sector of our country on a national level.

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Vision: Land is available, accessible and effectively utilised by previously landless and marginalised people.

 

Mission: Nkuzi works towards the empowerment of disadvantaged men and women to have access to sufficient land secure tenure security, food security, provision of basic services and integrated local economic development. This is done through the provision of legal services, training and capacity building, research, advocacy and lobbying to effective policy change. 

Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) is an independent, non-profit, economic research institution based in Pretoria, South Africa. It was established in 1996 to support economic policy development, with an emphasis on industrial policy, in South Africa and the region.


TIPS has three main areas of work: trade and industrial policy; inequality and economic inclusion; and sustainable growth.


The HSRC Press is a non-profit publisher committed to the dissemination of high quality social science publications, in print and electronic form. The HSRC Press is a hybrid press, with a mandate to disseminate Human Sciences Research Councilresearch output and other valuable social science research. It supports the social science research community through a strong commitment to ‘opening access to quality social science in Africa’.


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With the establishment of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) in Boksburg on 11 and 12 April 2011, developing farmers now have a new, powerful voice. The launch of AFASA is the culmination of a yearlong consultation process with developing farmers country-wide to determine their need for an official structure that represents their interests.

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