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Lessons from the land reform programmes of other countries

K. W. Nyamapfene

Lessons from the land reform programmes of other countries

a contribution to the proposed land reform framework for South Africa

by K. W. Nyamapfene

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Published by Land and Agriculture Policy Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Land reform -- Cross-cultural studies.,
    • Land reform -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kingston Nyamapfene.
      SeriesWorking paper / Land and Agriculture Policy Centre ;, 12, Working paper (Land and Agriculture Policy Centre (South Africa)) ;, 12.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1332 .N93 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66 p. ;
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL535815M
      LC Control Number96113581

      Land reform in South Africa is sinking. Can it be saved?1 Ben Cousins2 1. Introduction What is going wrong in South Africa’s post-apartheid land reform programme, and how can its failings be addressed? Twenty two years after the transition to democracy and the commencement of land reform, there is a great deal of lived experience toFile Size: KB. Land reform definition: Land reform is a change in the system of land ownership, especially when it involves | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. based land reform will not improve food security because it results in insufficient redistribution of wealth and the elite capture of the benefits of land reform. Despite the clear lessons that can be drawn from various land reform programmes about market-based reform (listed above) and the history of dispossession and oppression that.


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The study of land reform has been an enduring theme in Michael Lipton's long distinguished career. Land Reform in Developing Countries: Property Rights and Property Wrongs is a comprehensive, scholarly and passionate collation of his years of research and policy analysis on this issue.

A packed, tightly argued and a very comprehensive review of empirical literature in a wide and heavily Author: Michael Lipton. Rethinking Land Reform: Comparative Lessons from China and India (in Mahmood Mamdani, ed. The Land Question: Socialism, Capitalism, and the Market, Makerere Institute of Social Research,ISBNpp.

) Lin Chun Back inAmartya Sen penned an op-ed for the New York Times in which he repeated oneFile Size: 1MB. Land reform was among the chief planks of the revolutionary platform of Almost all large holdings were seized by the National Institute for Agrarian Reform (INRA), which dealt with all areas of agricultural policy.

A ceiling of acres (67 hectares) was established, and tenants were given ownership rights, though these rights are constrained by government production quotas and a. Land reform (also agrarian reform, though that can have a broader meaning) involves the changing of laws, regulations or customs regarding land ownership.

Land reform may consist of a government-initiated or government-backed property redistribution, generally of agricultural reform can, therefore, refer to transfer of ownership from the more powerful to the less powerful, such as.

Land reform - Land reform - Types of reform: Whether it is called land reform or agrarian reform, the operational concept covers five main types of reform, classified according to whether they deal with land title and terms of holding, land distribution, the scale of operation, the pattern of cultivation, or supplementary measures such as credit, marketing, or extension services.

This is a truly comprehensive study on land reform in developing countries including those in South and Southeast Asia, West and Central Asia, North and sub-Sahara Africa, and Latin America.

Readers will be overwhelmed by the vast amount of relevant knowledge the author has on land tenure issues in general and on land reform issues in particular. While care needs to be taken when trying to transplant policies that have worked in other countries, the paper suggests a number of broad lessons.

Land reform is a process, not an event: reform programmes need not be set out in full and written in stone at the outset. Particular reforms can be phased in over time in different parts of a country.

preparation and design of land reform programme has taken the lessons and principles discussed above on board. As a result the land reform process in South Africa has largely adopted the ideology and guidelines outlined earlier.

A pilot land reform programme was designed (Lund, ) following more or less the guidelines of the market-assisted. A new book, Land Reform by Juanita Pienaar, the latest volume in Juta’s South African Property Law Library (series editor Prof AJ van der Walt), was announced on Monday, 19 May at a public seminar hosted by the South African Research Chair in Property Law (SARCPL) and entitled “Land reform: reflections and dimensions”.

Land Reform aims to address the following main questions: what. International Perspectives on Land Reform 10 July 15/38 Samantha Pollock This briefing considers the current patterns of land ownership, governance, use and management in Scotland, and compares them with those of other countries around the world.

It compares the proposals. Land reform, a purposive change in the way in which agricultural land is held or owned, the methods of cultivation that are employed, or the relation of agriculture to the rest of the s such as these may be proclaimed by a government, by interested groups, or by revolution.

The concept of land reform has varied over time according to the range of functions which land itself has. A review of twentieth century land reforms in Latin America and in a few other developing countries is instructive, as it brings out several of these controversial Land reform in Venezuela was instigated in response to peasant protests, but its Land Reform in Developing Countries: The Role of the State and Other Actors.

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Michael Lipton, Land Reform in Developing Countries: Property Rights and Property Wrongs. New York: Routledge, pp. £ [Paperback £] It is a widely held view among experts in economic development that the best launching pad a country can have if it is to achieve fast and equitable growth is an egalitarian agrarian.

Independence Land Reform in Zimbabwe, published in May by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Harare. The collection of essays was edited by Medicine Masiiwa.

Other contibutors include Nelson Marongwe, Sam Moyo, Lovemore Madhuku, Godfrey Magaramombe and Maxwell Madhara. Further information on the publication can be obtained from the editor atFile Size: KB.

If mass hunger and malnourishment are to be rapidly eradicated, saving millions from the trap of imposed poverty, then land redistribution is inescapable as the core of agrarian reforms for social justice.

Lipton lays out compelling arguments. The book should be required reading not just for students and scholars but more so for senior policy 5/5(1). Get this from a library. Land reform: issues and challenges: a comparative overview of experiences in Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa and Australia.

[B De Villiers] -- 'Land reform' has in recent years become a test case for democratic reforms and the pursuit of social justice in countries such as South Africa, Australia, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

The Land Reform programme in Zimbabwe has been a major area of international discussion for almost five years now; mainly due to the hitherto unprecedented approach taken by the government of Zimbabwe to address this very emotive issue.

The book draws lessons about which farmers succeed and which fail, and why. Overall, a lot of the smaller A1 farmers (including a significant number of women beneficiaries of the land reform) have become successful small commercial producers, breaking into markets for tobacco, maize and barley, often as contract farmers.

Land Reform in Developing Countries: Property Rights and tury land reform programmes of different types around the world, with 36 pages of – a final chapter summing up the main lessons from the book for the next genera 2 Book Review The Agricultural Economics Society.

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A review of experiences of establishing emerging farmers in South Africa: case lessons and implications for farmer support within land reform programmes.

[Umhlaba (Firm); University of Fort Hare. Agricultural and Rural Development Research Institute.; Phuhlisani (Firm); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.;]. Even so, land reform remains an issue in Namibia and the process does experience problems: the slow speed of the process (willing buyer, willing seller is often blamed); a shortage of land for the government to purchase; and, as in South Africa, a lack of overall funding and support services and training for new farmers.

tenants, farm workers and other rural dwellers who lived on land without secure rights. [FN12] THE CONSTITUTION The Interim Constitution ofwhich ushered in the new democratic era in South Africa, did not contain detailed provisions for land reform. It was File Size: KB. egalitarianism based on more even distribution of land or income.

Land reform, by its very context, has interlinked political, economic and social dimensions which in turn have significant implications for development. The systems of land control in developing countries can be classi-fied into six types, as presented in Chapter 1, although in.

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Land Reforms: Land reform constitutes the most important package of measures to improve the economic con­dition of agricultural tenants. It aims at the redis­tribution of land-ownership in favour of the culti­vating class (so as to make them [ ]. studies of democratic states that are implementing market-led land reform on a pilot or full-scale basis.

The emphasis will be on highlighting the land reform approaches adopted by these countries, as well as draw lessons on the administrative inadequacies, with particular reference to the South African situation.

Across Africa land is being commodified: private ownership is replacing communal and customary tenure; Farms are turned into collateral for rural credit markets. Law reform is at the heart of this revolution. The Politics of Land Reform in Africa casts a critical spotlight on this profound change in African land economy.

The book illuminates. Economic reform programmes have generated increasing interest in so-called 'market-based' land reforms. How-ever, in countries where tenants have had to compensate Relative to other countries in Asia, agricultural sector growth has been poor.

Land reform is high on the agenda of armed groups, adding urgency to. land reclamation, reforestation and many other forms of policy action that affect land. Being forced to make a choice we have opted to make our task somewhat less impossible by confining ourselves to the narrow (and we believe, colloquial) sense of land reforms –Cited by: Land reform had brought substantial benefits to major low-income peasant populations in both cases, but subsequent changes in the state’s major political support groups, and hence its priorities, had excluded most peasant producers from playing a dynamic role in post-reform developments.

Redistributive land reform has lost some of its earlier significance, yet it remains an approach to land reform that is implemented and debated in several countries. A well-known and controversial example of redistribution is the agrarian reform program in Brazil, the subject of the papers by Ludewigs et al.

() and Pacheco ().Cited by: 'Michael Lipton (pinching from Mark Twain) convincingly states that 'Reports of land reform's death are greatly exaggerated'. He takes the reader on a developing-world tour and shows tremendous dynamics in land reforms.

Land reform is neither dead nor dying. As land (with access to water) becomes more scarce, land values increase as a by: This publication aims to enrich the discussion on a highly disputed topic by providing the facts as well as a thorough analysis of the main processes of, and institutions responsible for, land reform and land claims in Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa and Australia.

Land reform is a popular slogan in developing countries of the world. By land reform is technically meant that land tenure reform. Land tenure reform is of two types; (1) land redistribution which leads to change in size of ownership and (2) tenancy reforms.

Third, land reform programmes that put large farms into the hands of peasants always lead to reductions in marketed surpluses at first (they did in Kenya), because small farmers’ first priority is to feed their families. Reforms need to be enacted gradually, with as much help as possible to the new smaller-scale producers.

Lessons from the Philippines and their implications for land reform theory and practice Article (PDF Available) in Progress in Development Studies 6(2) March with ReadsAuthor: Saturnino Borras.

Land reform definition is - measures designed to effect a more equitable distribution of agricultural land especially by governmental action; also: the resulting redistribution. world poverty and instability through land reform and rural development. RDI staff have conducted field research and advised on land reform issues in 35 countries in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

For more information about RDI, visit the RDI web site at. If a land reform programme is to succeed it must be radical and far reaching. And those who receive the land must continue to receive active support to help them take advantage of it. Here we look at these principles in two major land reforms - the success of South Korea and the relative failure of Peru.

tenure programmes in developing countries. Thierry Hoza Ngoga is a land development professional with special focus on land administration, land tenure and land use planning. He worked on Rwanda’s land tenure regularisation reform programme for over 12 years in various capacities, most recently as.main land reform programmes under way in South Africa.) The focus of this publication is primarily on land restitution whereby rights to ancestral land are restored (be it by a claim-driven process or a land acquisition process) as an important element of land reform, although some comments will be made to land reform in general.people interviewed (1%) identified land shortage or poor land quality as a cause of poverty.

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