09 April 2015
…Pressure on land reform
When apartheid ended in 1994, white South Africans, who made up less than 10% of the population, owned 90% of the South African land. Through land reform, South Africa hoped to transfer 30% of agriculture land to black farmers by 2014.
At this point only 8% of land has been transferred, leading some to believe the land reform policy is not working quickly enough. With the current land reform policy, a willing owner can choose to sell his or her land, and then the land is redistributed to an emerging black farmer.
Read the full article from Agriculture.com