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National Land Tenure Summit - 2014

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) hosted a fundamental National Land Tenure Summit from 4 - 6 September 2014 at Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, in Gauteng.

Objectives of the Summit

  1. To address the main land tenure reform challenges raised in the 1997 White Paper on Land Policy;
  2. To follow-up and implement the resolutions of the Land Tenure Conference, 2001 and 2005 Land Summit; and
  3. To build an inclusive partnership around a common and coherent four-tiered land tenure system with the following Green Paper on Land Reform, 2011  policy proposals as key focus areas:
    • Strengthening land tenure rights for people living on commercial farming area;
    • Communal land tenure policy;
    • Communal Property Associations; and
    • Regulation of land holdings.

Related Documents:

1. Concept note and programme

2. Presentations

3. Policy documents

4. Recommendations presented by the commissions

5. Media invite

6. Media statements
    - Post Land Tenure Summit 2014 plan of action
    - Department tackles land tenure reform challenges

7. Stories
    - Mixed views at National Land Tenure Summit
    - Minister Nkwinti commends AFASA on proposal
    - Failure is not an option, declares Minister Nkwinti
    - Minister Nkwinti wants farmworkers to benefit
    - Land tenure summit to set a record straight
    - Plans afoot for the National Land Tenure Summit

8. Multi-Media
    - Gallery: National Land Tenure Summit - 2014
    - Audiovisual: National Land Tenure Summit - 2014

District Six Holistic Plan Workshop

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) in conjunction with the District 6 Reference Group (D6RG) held a one day stakeholder workshop on the 22 November 2014 @08h30 – 16h00 at the DRDLR Offices in Mowbray, Cape Town on the District 6 Holistic Plan.

Objectives of the Workshop

The objectives of the workshop were to engage with stakeholders on the progress of the return of the claimants to District 6, in order to

• Formulate a framework for taking the work forward through the Holistic Plan;
• Share more detail on what should be included in the Holistic Plan;
• Inform the stakeholders on the procurement process for the construction of the next phase of District 6;
• Engage with stakeholders on proposals for the future governance of District 6; and
• Structure ways of attending to matters identified by the Reference Group as outstanding

Related documents

District Six Holistic Planning Implementation Framework
Presentation on Communal Property Associations
Presentation on Governance
Presentation on Holistic Planning
Presentation on Tender Process
Presentation on Socio-economic Development

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