State of the Nation Address a mixed bag on agriculture

State of the Nation Address a mixed bag on agriculture

The agricultural message within the State of the Nation Address was a mixed bag; an acknowledgement of the farming potential to create jobs and foster growth, yet a hazy view on land policy and support programmes for land reform beneficiaries. There may also be an over-reliance on the master plans; time will tell if it will genuinely deliver on its promise.

South Africa’s agricultural policy in 2021

South Africa’s agricultural policy in 2021

Wandile Sihlobo, Johann Kirsten and Sifiso Ntombela[i] From the Reconstruction and Development Programme of President Mandela to the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative of President Mbeki, the National Development Plan of President Zuma and recently the...

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