Viewpoints | Why land expropriation without compensation is a bad idea | CDE

20 Jul 2018, by CDE
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VIEWPOINTS is a new series published by CDE in which we will be drawing on the expertise of South Africans from a range of organisations to encourage and enrich debate on important issues.

In the second of the series, Wandile Sihlobo and Tinashe Kapuya argue that land reform (through both the state and the market) has made more progress than experts and policy makers care to admit, that expropriation without compensation is a catastrophically bad idea, and that trust between government and private sector is essential for the success and sustainability of effective land reform.

Click here to download the report.