compensation

The act or process of making amends for something.

Reports & Research
April 2010

The paper presents and discusses the fact that when land is acquired, compensation paid and resettlement done, the communities still go ahead and put constraints before the Government for the purposes of hindering the development. Citing of projects for economic development is a major problem for developing economies because of the agitation of the land “owners”despite an existing good land tenure system.

The paper stressed the fact that one general law may not be sufficient for Government to process land for development purposes because of the communities’ agitation

6 April 2017

 

 

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma calls for ’clever’ lobbying if the ANC wants to amend the Constitution to allow expropriation of land without compensation

The ANC must "be clever" about lobbying other parties if it wants to amend the Constitution to allow for expropriation of land without compensation, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma told a gathering of students at Wits University on Wednesday.

The land reform debate is gaining momentum in the ANC and more broadly, with pressure to scrap what many believe is the obstacle to redistribution.

Legislation & Policies
Legislation
September 2013

"An Actto ensure,inconsultation withinstitutions oflocal self-government and GramSabhasestablished undertheConstitution, a humane,participative, informed andtransparent processforlandacquisition forindustrialisation, development ofessential infrastructuml facilities andurbanisation withthe leastdisturbance to the ownersofthe landandotheraffectedfamilies and providejust andfaircompensation to theaffected families whoselandhas beenacquired orproposed to beacquired orareaffected bysuchacquisition andmake adequate provisionsforsuch affected personsfortheirrehabilitation andresettlement andforen

Reports & Research
April 2017

This dialogue provided a way for the land community to collaboratively explore challenges and opportunities related to the recognition of indigenous, ethnic minority and customary tenure rights in the Mekong region in order to: