land reform

A government policy of splitting up agricultural land and dividing it up between those people who do not own any land.

Reports & Research
October 2008
South Africa

The report is structured into nine chapters and an appendix:

Training Resources & Tools
September 2006
South Africa

This review follows a five day day field based learning session on the failure to implement the co management agreement in Dwesa Cwebe. It highlights a range of problems evident in 2007/8 including:

Reports & Research
September 2007
South Africa

This cases study provided the background for a five day field based learning programme in D2007 as part of the learning programme linked to the development of a settlement and implementation support programme for land reform. The Dwesa Cweba land claim involved communities who had been removed to make way for the establishment of the Dwesa Cwebe Reserve - an protected area combining indigenous coastal forest, marine and nature reserves.

Reports & Research
September 2008
South Africa

This case study provides a comparative analysis of two different initiatives designed to grow small
scale agricultural production in Cape Town.

Policy Papers & Briefs
April 2007
South Africa

A four page summary of a comprehensive 14 chapter base document highlighting strategy essentials

  • Reframing land reform as a joint programme of government
  • Area based integrated planning
  • Providing comprehensive support services
  • Securing rights, enhancinglivelihoods and enabling development
Policy Papers & Briefs
April 2007
South Africa

A four page summary of a comprehensive 14 chapter base document highlighting strategy essentials

  • Reframing land reform as a joint programme of government
  • Area based integrated planning
  • Providing comprehensive support services
  • Securing rights, enhancinglivelihoods and enabling development
Reports & Research
August 2007
South Africa

This capacity development strategy was produced by Phuhlisani as part of the Sustainable Development Consortium as part of a proposed Settlement and Implementation Support Strategy for Land Reform in South Africa. The strategy focused on

Reports & Research
September 2007
South Africa

Phuhlisani was the lead agency in a consortium appointed by the Commission on Restitution of land Rights and funded by Belgian Technical Co-operation tasked with the development of a strategy for the provision of effective post- settlement support required for land reform to be successful. While the focus was on Restitution to start with the brief expanded to address land reform as a whole. This document provides an accessible summary of the final proposals. While endorsed by the then Minister of Land Affairs the strategy was never implemented.

Reports & Research
February 2012
South Africa

Phuhlisani undertook this study to investigate agricultural options for six land holding communities which had each contributed land to a joint venture. The study focused on potential land uses for land hweld by the entities but that was part of the joint venture: including

  • Arable land for household production
  • Arable land for small‐scale commercial production
  • Sustainable use of the grazing land