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Nkwinti moots cap on farm ownership

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08 May 2015


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By Emsie Ferreira

Parliament – Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Guguli Nkwinti on Friday proposed limiting land ownership by large scale farmers to 5 000 hectares and warned critics that the country risked a stark choice between redistribution and land grabs.

Speaking during his budget vote address in the National Assembly, Nkwinti said small, medium and large-scale would respectively be allowed to own 1,000 hectares [ha], 2,500 hectares and 5,000 hectares of land. The state planned to expropriate the remainder.

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