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.
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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 Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza briefed the media on government’s response to the recommendations of the Presidential Advisory Panel (PAP) on Land Reform and Agriculture. The full media briefing can be found online: ENCA:
The Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform was appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to provide independent advice to the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) comprised of 11 cabinet ministers, convened by Deputy President David Mabuza.
Thirty minutes after taking off from Husein Sastranegara International Airport in Bandung Indonesia, an earthquake and tsunami struck the city of Palu.