Parliaments High Level Panel on Key Legislation (Afesis-corplan submission)

By | November 10th, 2016|Local Governance|

Afesis-corplan has made three submissions to Committee 2 on land reform of Parliaments High Level Panel on Key Legislation. Submission 1 and 2 on Communal Land Administration and Managed Land Settlement was submitted on 10 August 2016. Click here for short power point presentation of this submission made on 16 August 2016. Submission 3 on [...]

Unauthorised Land Occupation

By | November 10th, 2016|Sustainable Settlements|

In 2016 Afesis-corplan conducted Research on Managing and Curbing Unauthorised Land Occupation for the Housing Development Agency. See below for copies of this research. Managing and Curbing Unauthorised Land Occupation - Executive summary Report on Managing and Curbing Unauthorised Land Occupation Annexure 1: Legal Opinion Annexure 2: Unauthorised Land Occupation Case Study Annexure 3: Managed [...]

Rethinking Communal Land Administration

By | November 10th, 2016|Sustainable Settlements|

In 2016 the Housing Development Agency published a research report on Rethinking communal land administration: Unlocking human settlement development in communal land areas. Main report: Rethinking communal land administration: Unlocking human settlement development in communal land areas Annexure 1: Terminology and definitions Annexure 2: Legacies, current legislation and policies Annexure 3: Issues of jurisdiction on [...]

BCMM agriculture video chapters

By | November 10th, 2016|Local Governance, News, Organisational, Sustainable Settlements|

  Follow the links below to see chapters of the "Buffalo City Agricultural Video" on Afesis-corplan's YouTube channel: Introduction Chapter 1: Farmarama (agricultural inputs) Chapter 2: High Heaven Farm (mixed family farm - poultry, diary, piggery) Chapter 3: Silver Seed Farm (tomato and cattle) & Mdantsane Tomato Hydroponics (tomato) Chapter 4: Phirie Mission (communal farm) [...]

Buffalo City Agricultural Strategy (Draft)

By | November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In 2012 the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM) developed a draft Integrated Agricultural and Rural Development Strategy (IARDS). draft Integrated Agricultural and Rural Development Strategy. Annexure A: Maps Agricultural potential plan, and Land audit and agricultural potential plan Annexure B: Land audit Annexure C: List of additional projects Annexure D: Video on Agriculture in Buffalo [...]

Parkridge and Bamford Social Audit 2016

By | November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Parkridge and Bamford communities both after suffering an injustice by government not rectifying their dilapidated houses of more than 130 beneficiaries, and those blocked out of the housing system conducted a Social Audit as a means to addressing their housing issue. A social audit is a process that provides a way for communities to build [...]

Land Access Series

By | January 16th, 2016|Sustainable Settlements|

The Urban Land Access Series is produced by Afesis-corplan with the support of Urban LandMark. The target group is the leadership of organised groups of homeless in need of land for housing development. (June 2008) The following titles are available in this series: Land Access Manual A: “Urban Land Access: An Overview” provides a short [...]