18.03.2015

Politically based land reform cannot succeed - Agbiz

The land reform process came under intense scrutiny at the 2015 Grain SA congress.  Land reform was doomed to fail if it was based on political gain, said Agbiz chairperson, Schalk Pienaar.

It could succeed only if it were founded on sustainable foor production.  Furthermore, land reform and farmer development should be based on free-market principles coupled with financial discipline and structured financing. More

Source: Farmer's Weekly

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