Beneficiaries invade own land on land reform game farms

A study looking at the experience of communities that were awarded game farms as part of the land restitution process has shown that beneficiaries could be forced to ‘invade’ their own land…

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because small game farms simply do not have the capacity to provide sustainable livelihoods for a large number of beneficiaries. The research was done by Mnqobi Ngubane, who is currently a PhD research intern at the University of the Western Cape’s Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS).

Read the full story in the 15 June 2012 issue of FW.