27 May 2016
By Reuters and ANA
“Parliament yesterday approved a bill allowing state expropriations of land to redress disparities in land ownership.
The bill, in the works since 2008, will enable the state to pay for land at a value determined by a government adjudicator and then expropriate it for the “public interest”, ending the willing-buyer, willing-seller approach. Economists and farming groups said the reform could hit investment and production as the country was emerging from drought.” – iolNews
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