Michael Aliber | Land Portal


Michael is at the Department of Agricultural Economic and Extension at the University of Fort Hare. Recent papers / reports / seminars include: 

  • Economic development in South Africa’s former homelands and rural-urban linkages (with M Maswana, N Nikelo, B Mbantsa and L Bank)

  • Forms of agricultural support and the ‘culture of dependency and entitlement’

  • The performance of land reform - land knowledge base review paper

  • Radical land reform, unfulfilled expectations, and the spell of apocalyptic time

Community engagement

  • Working with the Raymond Mhlaba Farmers' Association and eDikeni Water Users association to improve support to smallholder farmers in the area
  • Supporting food security study groups in different parts of the Eastern Cape
  • Initiated continue to support the Keiskammahoek Farmers' Market


University of Fort Hare Alice
South Africa

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