3 November, 2017
Agri SA Land Audit Report Released
Agri Development Solutions together with
and with considerable funding support from Agri
SA have produced an excellent Land Audit Report, the findings of which
are most interesting. The study found that between 1994 and 2016 the
percentage of agricultural land owned by PDI's
and Government had increased from 14% to 26.7% (or 25 million
hectares). On a Provincial basis, ownership varied from between 73.5%
in KZN to 4.9% in the Western Cape.
major finding of the Audit was that total available farmland had
decreased by 79 million hectares in 1994 to 76 million hectares in
2016. This is extremely concerning.
Please find attached the following documents related to the above:
- Media Release
- Land Audit Report
- Presentation on Land Audit Report
- Agri SA's New Land Strategy Infogram
Should you have any queries regarding the Audit Report, please contact the authors directly.