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SA, sugar sector agree on land handover formula

A sugarcane harvester. File photo: Alexandre Meneghini

21 April 2015


A sugarcane harvester. File photo: Alexandre Meneghini

A sugarcane harvester. File photo: Alexandre Meneghini

By Colleen Dardagan

Durban – In a blueprint for land restitution the government and the South African sugar industry signed an agreement at the weekend which officials say will prevent the collapse of productive sugar cane farms handed to future claimants.

The chief land claims commissioner, Nomfundo Gobodo, and the executive director of the South African Sugar Association, Trix Trikam, signed a memorandum of agreement on Friday in which the government agreed that the sale and handover of claimed farms must coincide with seasonal farming processes.

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