South Africa: Redistribution of land

Mzansi Afrika writes an open letter to South African minister Didiza concerning the post-apartheid redistribution of agricultural land after learning that “communal farming projects at some seventy or so farms bought by the Limpopo government for R100 million under a Land Acquisition Grant Programme have collapsed due to lack of skills and funds. She would like to know why the “government goes to all the trouble and expense of putting people back on the land, but fails to provide the crucial, basic element of training, skills transfer and funding to see these projects through to viability?”

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