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  • Bakwena ba Mare a Phogole (Klipgat) community restitution claim 

    Tilley, Susan; Nkazane, Ntombizabantu (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
    This report outlines the community’s attempts to develop and use the land that has been restored to it in terms of the Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of 1994 (‘Restitution Act’). It examines the nature and content ...
  • Business models in land reform 

    Lahiff, Edward (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
    This paper reviews the types of business models, or landuse models, being implemented in land reform projects involving the transfer of rural land to communities and other groups in South Africa, under both the restitution ...
  • Gender implications of decentralised land reform: The case of Zimbabwe 

    Manjengwa, Jeanette; Mazhawidza, Phides (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2009-12)
    A bolder policy approach and more vigorous implementation are needed to support women’s empowerment, transfer of land rights to women, and to ensure their productive utilisation of land. The land reform programme focussed ...
  • Groenfontein–Ramohlakane community restitution claim 

    Tilley, Susan; Nkazane, Ntombizabantu; Lahiff, Edward (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
    This report examines the efforts of the Groenfontein-Ramohlakane Trust to develop and use the land in (Mpumalanga) that has been restored to the community in terms of the Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of 1994 ...
  • The impact of land restitution and land reform on livelihoods 

    Hall, Ruth (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
    This report investigates emerging trends evident in the limited literature available on the impact of land restitution on livelihoods, and suggests ways of thinking about, and planning for, livelihoods. The report has ...
  • International comparative study of strategies for settlement support provision to land reform beneficiaries 

    Tilley, Susan (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
    This paper provides some insights into international experience and attempts to distil the key areas of strategic value for consideration in developing a national strategy for support provision to land reform beneficiaries ...
  • The legacies of the Natives Land Act of 1913 

    Hall, Ruth (Stellenbosch University, 2014)
    Looking back at the century since the promulgation of the Natives Land Act, it can be argued that it shaped the trajectories of most South Africans’ lives. It expelled black people from the land into crowded reserves and ...
  • Livestock and the rangeland commons in South Africa’s land and agrarian reform 

    Hall, Ruth; Cousins, Ben (NISC (Pty) Ltd and Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    Land and agrarian reform has the potential to expand South Africa’s rangeland commons and enhance their contribution to the livelihoods of the rural poor, yet to a large extent this has been an opportunity missed. ...
  • Policy options for land reform in South Africa: New institutional mechanisms? 

    Cliffe, Lionel (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-10)
    Since the 2005 Land Summit, new approaches to land reform have been on the agenda, yet there remains little clarity on the way forward. The main focus has been on means of accelerating the redistribution of land through ...
  • Status report on land and agricultural policy in South Africa 

    Greenberg, Stephen (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    A strategy that seeks to insert smallholders into the large-scale, industrial, export-oriented model can only succeed in broadening and diversifying the producer base slightly. The large-scale model also brings ...