LETTER: Kudos to Gauteng unit over land reform consultation
Talks between the government and stakeholders to address the acquisition of private land for redistribution are vital
The importance of consultation between the government and stakeholders in an endeavour to address land reform issues, in particular the acquisition of private land by the government for redistribution, cannot be overemphasised.
The process of strategic land acquisition by the government is unwieldy. Tenure rights of labour tenants and occupiers should be considered, as are the rights of landowners, in the context of the looming finalisation of legislation on expropriation without compensation...