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    South African land news March 2020

    A rapid scan of news stories curated on

    Reports & Research
    April, 2020
    South Africa

    Every day since Pres Ramaphosa was elected into office we have searched out South African land-related news which is curated on our website This publication provides a brief summary of land news across a range of categories for March 2020

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    Land Reform in South Africa

    What can we do to achieve sustainable pro-poor land reform in South Africa?

    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    South Africa

    This moderated online dialogue was facilitated by Phuhlisani NPC in association with the Land Portal. Phuhlisani NPC has drafted this report on the key issues surfaced through the dialogue. 

    Dialogue objectives
    The dialogue provided an online forum to explore different perspectives on the content of a pro-poor programme of land reform programme that can:

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    Commissioned report for High Level Panel on the assessment of key legislation and the acceleration of fundamental change, an initiative of the Parliament of South Africa

    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    South Africa

    This review critically examines the evolution of laws, policies and practices across colonial, apartheid and contemporary eras to identify the associated processes and patterns of uneven development and their contribution to the structural poverty and systemic inequality and the ways in which these are manifested in space and place. The primary focus is on the effectiveness of policies and laws shaping land tenure and governance in the democratic era and the extent to which they have been able to engage with these spatially differentiated legacies in order to promote spatial justice.

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    Commissioned report for High Level Panel on the assessment of key legislation and the acceleration of fundamental change, an initiative of the Parliament of South Africa

    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    South Africa

    The report provides a brief history of farm labour in South Africa tracing its roots in slavery and colonial dispossession through to the emergence of state supported commercial agriculture and the subsequent deregulation of the agricultural sector. This is with a view to contextualising the examination of tenure security and identifying the impacts on people living and working on land owned by others. The report provides a scan of the legal reforms and measures instituted in the first decade of democracy in order to reverse the injustices of the past.

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    Reports & Research
    March, 2009
    South Africa

    This document summarises approaches to resolve disputes, profile the membership of the Communal Property Association, develop a new CPA Constitution and examine options for the utilisation of mineral, agricultural and game resources and the allocation of business sites. It also explores options for CPA management and the need for professional management staff in this large and complex restitution claim

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    Scoping and staus quo report

    Reports & Research
    October, 2008
    South Africa

    The report is structured into nine chapters and an appendix:

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    Towards the delivery of effective post settlement support

    Training Resources & Tools
    September, 2006
    South Africa

    This review follows a five day day field based learning session on the failure to implement the co management agreement in Dwesa Cwebe. It highlights a range of problems evident in 2007/8 including:

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    A case study as preparation for a field based learning programme

    Reports & Research
    September, 2007
    South Africa

    This cases study provided the background for a five day field based learning programme in D2007 as part of the learning programme linked to the development of a settlement and implementation support programme for land reform. The Dwesa Cweba land claim involved communities who had been removed to make way for the establishment of the Dwesa Cwebe Reserve - an protected area combining indigenous coastal forest, marine and nature reserves.

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    Attempts to stimulate smallholder agriculture in metropolitan Cape Town

    Reports & Research
    September, 2008
    South Africa

    This case study provides a comparative analysis of two different initiatives designed to grow small
    scale agricultural production in Cape Town.

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    Strategy at a glance

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2007
    South Africa

    A four page summary of a comprehensive 14 chapter base document highlighting strategy essentials

    • Reframing land reform as a joint programme of government
    • Area based integrated planning
    • Providing comprehensive support services
    • Securing rights, enhancinglivelihoods and enabling development

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