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Introducing CSR - the missing ingredient in the Land Reform recipe?
In reaction to the unequal land ownership brought about by decades of apartheid, the first democratically elected government embarked on an extensive land reform programme - a programme consisting of the three constitutionally ...
The historical context of Land Reform in South Africa and early policies
The need for the current land reform programme arose from the racially discriminatory laws and practices which were in place for the largest part of the twentieth century, especially those related to land ownership. The ...
Green Paper on Land Reform: Overview and Challenges
Originating as a submission made to the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform by the Centre for Constitutional Rights in 2011, this paper provides an overview of some of the main aspects and key features that ...
The mechanics of intervention and the Green Paper on Land Reform
The South African land control system has always, to some extent, been interfered with by government. Interventions in the course of the twentieth century in particular have resulted in an unequal, fragmented and diverse ...
Land as a "national asset" under the constitution: the system change envisaged by the 2011 Green Paper on land policy and what this means for property law under the constitution
This paper takes a close look at some of the main tenets set out in the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform's Green Paper on Land Reform of 2011, specifically those that have a bearing on the creation of a new ...
Silence is golden: the lack of direction on compensation for expropriation in the 2011 Green Paper on Land Reform
The government set the target for redistribution of land to 30% by 2014. They have adopted the "willing-buyer-willing-seller" model that relies on a voluntary transaction between farmers and government to acquire such land. ...