Transkei Land Services Organisation advocates for and facilitates equal, secured access to land and other natural resources to promote land rights and sustainable livelihoods for resource-poor rural communities in the Eastern Cape.

Natural Justice

Natural Justice: Lawyers for Communities and the Environment specialises in human rights and environmental law in Africa in pursuit of both social and environmental justice.

Nkuzi Development Association

Nkuzi is a non-profit company, providing a range of support services to historically-disadvantaged communities wishing to improve their rights and access to land.



Phuhlisani is a consultancy based in Cape Town which provides comprehensive services and support for land reform and integrated rural development.

Rural Legal Trust

The Rural Legal Trust (RLT) was established in 2000 as an interim arrangement that would provide free legal services for farm workers, farm dwellers and labour tenants.


Our network

The LandNNES Network consists of many organisations, all working to tackle South Africa’s land and socio-economic issues. Find out more about our members here.

Through LandNNES, civil society is able to effectively engage public and private land governance stakeholders in a national multi-stakeholder platform. The establishment of a national multi-stakeholder platform accelerates the likelihood of results, increases efficiency and efficacy of action, and provides a constructive space for action where diverse perspectives can be coordinated .


AFRA is a land rights advocacy non-governmental organisation (NGO) working to support marginalised black rural people, with a focus on farm dwellers.

Afesis – Corplan

Afesiscorplan is a vibrant, dynamic development NGO situated in East London (Eastern Cape)


Afasa works to facilitate the development of African farmers in order to increase their meaningful participation in the agricultural sector.


The Land Access Movement of South Africa (LAMOSA) is an independent Community Based Organisation (CBO) advocating for land and agrarian rights, and substantive democracy through facilitating Sustainable development.

Habitat for Humanity

Founded in 1996 in South Africa, we are part of Habitat for Humanity International. Entirely self-funded, we believe that providing adequate and affordable shelter is the best way to fight poverty.

The Alliance for Rural Democracy

The Alliance for Rural Democracy (ARD) is a dynamic and flexible grouping of civil society organisations which have joined together to contest policy and legislation that undermines the rights of rural citizens living in the former Bantustans and which threatens to dispossess them of rights in land.

Land Matrix

The Land Matrix is a global and independent land monitoring initiative that promotes transparency and accountability in decisions over land and investment. 


Lawyers for Human Rights is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation whose vision is to be a leading, effective human rights and constitutional watchdog and advocate.


SERI is a public interest legal services organisation that provides pro-bono assistance to communities through research, advocacy and litigation across three main themes: ‘Securing a Home’, ‘Making a Living’ and ‘Expanding Political Space’.