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Revealed: The government’s plan to expropriate more land

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti (GCIS)

08 May 2015


Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti (GCIS)

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti (GCIS)

By Joylene van Wyk

A proposal on land ceilings that seems to be a way for the government to acquire more farmland was revealed by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti in his budget speech in the National Assembly today.

Previously, he indicated that an overall land ceiling of 12 000 hectares would be put on farmland.

Today, he explained that the ceiling for small-scale commercial farm had been set at 1000 hectares, for a medium-scale commercial farm at 2500 hectares and a large-scale commercial farm 5000 hectares.

Read the full article from News24.

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