South African Panel Recommends Land Expropriation - With Limits
Land expropriation without compensation is a method to acquire land, but not the sum total of land reform or restitution. That's the short version of view of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture, whose report has just been released, writes Marianne Merten in the Daily Maverick.
Farmland in the Overberg region of the Western Cape of South Africa
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