Land reform and rural development are routinely presented as key components of the poverty reduction strategy driven by the State. The restitution programme occupies a particular place in the broader land reform programme as it specifically seeks to redress the land dispossession which took place since 1913 and to alleviate the impoverishment and suffering it caused. Restitution is a hugely challenging undertaking which involves much more than the verification of claimants and the restoration of land.
Land Library Search
Through our robust search engine, you can search for any item of the over 50,000 highly curated resources in the Land Library.
If you would like to find an overview of what is possible, feel free to peruse the Search Guide.
Search resultsShowing items 1 through 9 of 4.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsSeptember, 2010South Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2005South Africa
The Cape Winelands District Municipality has identified land reform as one of the key factors that can address empowerment and poverty eradication in its municipal area. Its role and the availability of resources for land reform in the District are not
clear and it is seeking the support of an agency to achieve the following objectives:
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2012South Africa
Phuhlisani undertook this study to investigate agricultural options for six land holding communities which had each contributed land to a joint venture. The study focused on potential land uses for land hweld by the entities but that was part of the joint venture: including
- Arable land for household production
- Arable land for small‐scale commercial production
- Sustainable use of the grazing land
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2008South Africa
This case study provides a comparative analysis of two different initiatives designed to grow small
scale agricultural production in Cape Town.