A new framework law for land reform

By |2018-04-13T12:03:11+00:00November 24th, 2017|Managed Land Settlement, News, Sustainable Settlements|

The much anticipated Report of the High level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental  Change was published on 22 November 2017. The report draws attention to a number of serious problems with South Africa’s land reform programme and makes recommendations for how legislation can be used to address these challenges. [...]

Learning Brief #9: Rethinking Land and Housing Allocation

By |2018-04-13T12:03:16+00:00August 10th, 2017|Learning Briefs, Managed Land Settlement, Sustainable Settlements|

In this Learning Brief, Afesis-corplan proposes that government should shift the majority of its housing budget from building RDP houses (for a relatively few people every year) to providing (basic) serviced sites with access to (at least) incremental tenure security as part of an organised Managed Land Settlement (MLS) programme. Households will then be able to use [...]

Farm Dweller Tenure Security and Housing

By |2018-04-13T12:02:40+00:00June 22nd, 2017|News, Sustainable Settlements|

By Ronald Eglin June 2017 A lot still needs to be done to find solutions for securing land tenure and housing for farm dwellers around South Africa. This emerged from a learning and sharing event organised by the Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA) on 14 June 2017 in Pietermaritzburg on farm dweller tenure security and housing [...]

Land Reform: What’s the plan? RESPONSE TO THE BUDGET SPEECH TABLED BY MINISTER GUGILE NKWINTI

By |2018-04-13T12:02:40+00:00June 19th, 2017|News, Sustainable Settlements|

Afesis-corplan Minister Nkwinti’s 2017 Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Budget vote speech is a huge anticlimax. At a time when the land question is re-emerging as a key issue of focus and debate within society, the Minister’s speech basically has nothing to contribute towards this debate. His speech starts by repeating policy objectives from [...]

Managed Land Settlement

By |2020-06-05T08:18:02+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Managed Land Settlement, Sustainable Settlements|

For more information on Managed Land Settlement please visit the Afesis-corplan incremental settlement website initiative. And for more information on upgrading of informal settlements collated by Afesis-corplan click here. The following 4 minute video provides a motivation for Managed Land Settlement as part of a broader incremental settlement development process. Also see the [...]

Land Access Manual

By |2018-04-13T12:02:47+00:00May 9th, 2017|News, Sustainable Settlements|

In 2008 Afesis-corplan with the support of Urban LandMark produced the the Urban Land Access Series. The series outlines the process to be followed to acquire land for low income housing.  The target group for this series is the leadership of organised groups of homeless in need of land for housing development. The following titles [...]

Land Access Series

By |2018-04-13T12:03:04+00:00January 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 [...]

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