The debate on land reform has become more fraught with the recent ANC proposal to exclude courts from the process. In this context, it is worth revisiting the recommendations of the National Development Plan (NDP), which reported about eight years ago.

Expropriation without compensation would have been unthinkable to the national planning commissioners. They focused on building confidence in the commercial primary agriculture and agribusiness sectors to create an environment for skills transfers and co-operation with emerging farmers...

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