Making A Difference
LandNNES is the Land Network National Engagement Strategy in South Africa. It operates as a consultative civil society platform which brings together members with a common medium-long term perspective to create a force that increases possibilities for People Centered Land Governance.
To ensure that land and fishing rights are equitably accessed and redistributed; that there is an effective land administration system to support all citizens land rights; that land reform and land access implementation benefits small-scale farmers and fisheries, and to have effective, gender inclusive land access and resource rights policies.
The current political discourse on South Africa’s land reform represents an opportune moment for exploring new policy directions in the land reform sector. However, much of the debate has centred on the slow pace of land reform and its failure to meet the set numerical targets.
On April 6 2020, the Minister of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development,
Minister Didiza, announced a R1,2 billion COVID-19 disaster relief fund for small-scale farmers with an
annual turnover of between R20,000 and R1 million per annum.
Food Security Priority Actions in the context of COVID-19 in South Africa: a Civil Society Perspective
The immediate and forthcoming disruptions of food production, value chains and access to food in South Africa due to confinement measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 create enormous food security risks for already vulnerable households.
South African Land National Network Engagement Strategy (LandNNES) Summary Brief Introduction On Thursday, 19 December 2019, Minister of Agriculture, Land