Briefing Paper

Rural Land Redistribution in South Africa: Contrasting Visions and Models

There is widespread agreement that land reform in South Africa is in deep trouble. However, there are very different perspectives on what should be done to address the failure to meaningfully redistribute land and resolve the land questions. This policy brief is a summary of a conference on ‘Resolving the land question’. The conference interrogated three papers offering contrasting visions and models of land redistribution in rural South Africa.