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At the crossroads: Land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century

At the crossroads: Land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century

papers from a conference held at Alpha Training Centre, Broederstroom, Pretoria on 26-28 July 1999

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Published by National Land Committee .
Written in English


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Number of Pages383
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ISBN 101868084671
ISBN 109781868084678

Land reform and the new elite: Exclusion of the poor from communal land in Namaqualand, South Africa Journal for Arid Environments (70) January 1, Other authorsTitle: Independent Consultant at . Despite the achievement of Constitutional democracy in , 'the land question' is at the heart of South Africa's struggles to overcome the cumulative legacies of nearly years of white minority rule. The emotive quality of land policies evokes painful legacies fuelled by disappointments with the official land reform programme ushered in by the new Constitution .


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At the crossroads: Land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century: papers from a conference held Author: ben cousins. A number of fundamental questions are currently being asked within the sector: What is the future of land and agrarian reform in South Africa in the 21st century.

Some observers assert that the African National Congress (ANC) government has effectively jettisoned land reform, without actually announcing this decision to the world at by: One of these is whether or not the ANC has the political will to seek to radically alter agrarian power relations and the distribution of resources that underlies them.

The Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) of called for a wide-ranging and redistributive land reform2, portrayed as the central driving force behind a large scale Cited by: At the crossroads: land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century.

Papers from a conference held at Alpha Training Centre, Broederstroom, Pretoria, South Africa, July This book presents 27 conference papers (mostly with an 'applied' or policy focus) on land and agrarian reform in rural South : B.

Cousins. Get this from a library. At the crossroads: land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century: papers from a conference held at Alpha Training Centre, Broederstroom, Pretoria on July [Ben Cousins; University of the Western Cape.

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Be the first. Introduction to a new book, At the Crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into the 21st Century, based on a PLAAS/NLC conference of July In book: At the crossroads: Land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century, Chapter: Greening Land and Agrarian Reform: A Case Author: Najma Mohamed.

Building on the public debates generated by the centenary of the Land Act, this book presents a major opportunity to review the contemporary significance of land.

'Land rights and local decision making processes: proposals for tenure reform' in B. Cousins (ed), At the Crossroads: Land and Agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century, Cape Town: PLAAS (UWC), NLC () In this book we aim to go beyond the narrow interpretation of South Africa’s land and agrarian questions by broadening the debate about land reform and socio-economic transformation.

We highlight what people are actually doing with land reform, or lack thereof, and how success in land-reform projects is relative, and open to diverse and. Shackleton, S. E., Shackleton, C. C., & Cousins, B. The economic value of land and natural resources to rural livelihoods: Case studies from South Africa.

In: B. Cousins (Ed.), At the crossroads: Land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century (pp. 35–67). Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, Cape by: 63 See S.

Shackleton, C. Shackleton and B. Cousins, ‘The Economic Value of Land and Natural Resources to Rural Livelihoods: Case Studies from South Africa’, in B. Cousins (ed.), At the Crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into the 21st Century (Belville, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies and Braamfontein, National Land Cited by: Based on an in-depth analysis of several contrasting agricultural regions, this book aims to assess South Africa’s on-going agrarian reform and the country’s agrarian dynamics.

The structure and composition of rural poverty and livelihoods in South Africa, in Cousins, B., At the Crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South African into the 21st Century, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 17) May, J., and T.

Stevens, Hargreaves S. and Meer S., Out of the margins and into the centre: gender and institutional change. In: Cousins B (ed.), At the Crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into the 21st Century.

– Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, Cape Town. Google ScholarCited by: 6. He has worked in agricultural training and extension in the UK, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, and undertaken research on land tenure, agriculture, and land and agrarian reform in Zimbabwe and South Africa.

His books include At the Crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into the 21st Century (edited, ) and Land, Power and Custom.

Ina long-awaited piece of post-apartheid legislation, the Communal Land Rights Act – to reform the land tenure of those living in the former ‘homelands’ of South Africa – was passed into law unanimously by parliament. This unanimity, however, conceals the extent to which the process towards this moment was deeply by: 3.

An Initial Assessment of Land Reform in South Africa, Policy Research Working paperWashington, DC: World Bank, ; E Lahiff, ‘The impact of land reform policy in the Northern Province’, in B Cousins (ed), At the Crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into the 21st Century, Cape Town/Johannesburg: Programme for Land Cited by: The impact of land reform policy in the Northern Province.

In At the crossroads: land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century. Papers from a conference held at Alpha Training Centre, Broederstroom, Pretoria, South Africa, July Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), pp.

Koch, E., Beer, G. de,Land reform in South Africa: the potential role of tourism and forestry to promote equity and productivity in the rural economy., At the crossroads: land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century.

In Cousins B ed At the crossroads Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into from ENVIRONMEN HES at University of South Africa.

At the crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into the 21st Century, Cape Town: University of the Western Cape, pp. The Trustees of the John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, Rutherford, M.

"Prospects for Redistribution of Wealth through Land Reform at Dwesa-Cwebe," co-authored with Robin Palmer, in B.

Cousins, ed., At the crossroads: Land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century, Belville: University of the Western Cape Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies and the National Land Committee, Full book. Jacana Media is proud to present Land Divided, Land Restored: Land Reform in South Africa for the 21st Century edited by Cherryl Walker and Ben Cousins: Land reform is once again under the spotlight.

Amid calls by some politicians for confiscating land from white farmers without compensation, others claim that the land redistributed to black owners is not being.

Ntsebeza L (). “Traditional Authorities, local government and land rights”, in Cousins, B. (ed). At the crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into the 21st Century. Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape and National Land Committee, Johannesburg. pg At the crossroads: land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century.

PLAAS/NLC, South Africa. Feeney, P., Hansungule, M. & Palmer, R. Evolving land rights, policy and tenure in Africa. London:DFID/IIED/NRI. Werner, W.

“Land reform and poverty alleviation: experiences from Namibia”, unpublished paper. Land reform has failed to address the structural realities of rural poverty, and economic and gender inequality in South Africa.

A Bantustan-era approach to rural “development” has been employed that has not brought about the radical agrarian transformation required. The embrace of socio-economic rights in South Africa has featured prominently in scholarship on constitution making, legal jurisprudence, and social mobilization.

But the development has attracted critics who claim that this turn to rights has not generated social transformation in Format: Hardcover. Colonialism, Apartheid, and Democracy: South Africa’s Historical Implications on the Land Reform Debate Adeline Piotrowski Abstract: This research examines South African history, beginning with it as a colonial entity up until its inception as a democratic state, and how it works in conjunction with the land reform debate.

This paperAuthor: Adeline Piotrowski Ms. Radical Land Reform is Key to Sustainable Rural Development in South Africa "Sustainable rural development in 21st century South Africa will never be achieved without a radical assault on the structural underpinnings of poverty and inequality inherited from three centuries of oppression and exploitation.

A large-scale redi. "Greening Land and Agrarian Reform: A Case for Sustainable Agriculture", in At the Crossroads: Land and Agrarian Reform in South Africa into the 21st century, ed. Cousins, Ben. Bellville, School of Government, University of the Western Cape. ISBN ^ Bronwen Manby (August ).

At the crossroads: land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century. PLAAS/NLC, South Africa. Feeney, P., Hansungule, M. & Palmer, R. Sibanda, S. “Land reform and poverty alleviation in South Africa”, unpublished paper presented at the Conference on Land Reform and Poverty Alleviation in Southern Africa.

Agriculture in South Africa contributes around 10% of formal employment, relatively low compared to other parts of Africa, as well as providing work for casual laborers and contributing around percent of GDP for the nation. Due to the aridity of the land, only percent can be used for crop production, and only 3 percent is considered high potential land.

The bigger unresolved issue of land reform in the 21st century is the need to confront the overwhelming threat of ecological collapse. South Africa's rural reforms have not yet done so.

'I might be earning cents at the moment, but it's early days and it's better than sitting at home and starving," says thirtysomething single mother Joyce Moemedi, who has joined a small. "At the crossroads: Land and agrarian reform in South Africa into the 21st century." The structure and composition of rural poverty and livelihoods in South Africa.

Land reform (also agrarian reform, though that can have a broader meaning) involves the changing of laws, regulations or customs regarding land ownership. Land reform may consist of a government-initiated or government-backed property redistribution, generally of agricultural reform can, therefore, refer to transfer of ownership from the more powerful to the.

Sheona Shackleton Professor and Deputy Director, African Climate and Development Initiative, UCT. E-mail: [email protected] Biography.

Sheona's research and academic interests are broad with most of her work in the past 30 years being at the interface between rural livelihoods and natural resource management. Economic opportunities for the empowerment of women in Africa and the LDCs: Access to credit, land, and markets, United Nations Office of the High File Size: 1MB.

Start studying AP World History - Chapter 23 Guide>. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Unlike a predominantly agrarian India, South Africa had developed a mature industrial economy, based and by the early 21st century.

Scholarly review published by H-Net Reviews. Debating the Politics of Land in Southern Africa. The editors, Lungisile Ntsebeza and Ruth Hall, have brought together a useful and interesting collection of papers presented at a conference in Cape Town about the land question in South Africa, a central and still highly controversial problem, as the divergent views within this book .Land Reform Bernstein, Henry.

The Agrarian Question in South Africa. London, UK: Routledge Press, With a historical perspective in post-apartheid South Africa, land reform policy is presented through a collection of articles authored by prominent South African, British, and American scholars. Rosset, Peter and Raj Patel and Michael Size: 1MB.Land reforms (also agrarian reform, though that can have a broader meaning) is an often-controversial alteration in the societal arrangements whereby government administers possession and use of reform may consist of a government-initiated or government-backed real estate property redistribution, generally of agricultural land, or be part of an even more .