From the land

Will blacks ever own land?

Instead of the option to buy at the end of the lease period, the land affairs department simply extends it, which means land reform farmers can't own their own land, writes New on the Land editor Peter Mashala.

Show me the money!

The current allocation for agriculture accounts for just 0,4% of the national budget. But the real reason why so little money is being sent farmers' way might just surprise some, writes New on the Land editor Peter Mashala.

Remembering Beauty

The recent passing away of my farm's former general assistant Beauty Zondi brought home the realities of access to health education and services for farmworkers.

Why success is non-negotiable

We have to attract more youngsters to farming, but to do this, existing farmers must succeed, writes New on the Land editor Peter Mashala.

Totally unacceptable

Farmworkers say abuse is widespread. Farmers say this isn't true. So where does the truth lie? Possibly on the side of the road near Groblersdal, writes New on the Land editor Peter Mashala.

Lessons from Dharavi

It's one of Asia's biggest slums, but it's also a business hive where people make a living, proving that the human spirit can triumph over adversity.

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