Submission regarding the Land Use Management Bill [B27-2008]
The Centre for Constitutional Rights records its full support of any land reform initiative that is constitutionally complaint and that will help expedite much needed redistribution and more equitable access to land and natural resources in a sustainable and efficient manner. The Centre is deeply concerned that land and agrarian reform has not taken place at sufficient pace and that much of the redistribution that has taken place has not been sustainable. The Centre is also concerned that land development has not been managed in a uniform manner that encourages investment, addresses the unequal and segregated spatial patterns which have resulted from our shameful history and conserves the environment. Read more...