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Land tenure limits Eastern Cape’s crops

Maize farming in the Eastern Cape is limited by land policies, which endangers food security. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)

20 March 2015


By Wandile Sihlobo

Given the agricultural potential in former homelands and the challenges of communal land policies, this may be the time to review them.

Maize farming in the Eastern Cape is limited by land policies, which endangers food security. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)

Maize farming in the Eastern Cape is limited by land policies, which endangers food security. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)

Like many agricultural industry representatives, at this time of year, I travel the country, conducting farm visits and regional meetings. Recently, I visited Matatiele, in the Eastern Cape, to talk to emerging grain producers.

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