The Mining & Trusts programme, funded by the Ford Foundation, was launched in 2014 to assist mine-hosting communities in the former homelands who have not received meaningful benefits from mining taking place on their land.
A series of recent laws and policies attempt to give traditional authorities unaccountable powers to administer justice, manage natural resources like land and minerals, and control development in the former homeland areas of South Africa.
Kwa-Zulu Natal
The Constitution provides for various land rights, including the right to restitution and to equitable access to land. Section 25(6) creates a right to tenure security for those whose rights are legally insecure as the result of past discrimination...
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Thursday, 20 January 2022
Land reform and restitution amidst Covid-19 (Podcast)

On 6 May 2020, LARC Director, Nolundi Luwaya, had a conversation with Tumisang Ndlovu from Power FM about land reform and restitution amidst COVID 19.

Publication Date:
Thu, 14 May 2020 - 10:00
The National Council of Provinces revives the Traditional Courts Bill alongside 14 other Bills

On 17 October, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) plenary adopted a resolution to revive the Traditional Courts Bill (TCB) along with 14 other Bills that had lapsed at the end of the 5th Parliament after having been processed by the National Assembly (NA) and referred to the NCOP for concurrence.  

Publication Date:
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 14:30
LARC attended DARDLR 's Portfolio Committee meeting

LARC attended the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform's Portfolio Committee meeting on the 8th and 9th of October 2019.



Publication Date:
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 14:30
Report: Deepening Democracy: Dialogue on the ‘Bantustan Bills’

On July 30th 2019, over fifty community activists, ANC veterans, researchers, lawyers, NGOs, government officials and journalists gathered in Johannesburg for a dialogue on two bills that particularly affect people living in rural South Africa.

Publication Date:
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 - 08:45