South Africa`s Land Reform

This interview is with Dr. John Purchase, CEO of the Agriculture Business Chamber of South Africa and a policy analyst from the USA. Dr. Purchase is South African. He has received more awards for his contributions to South African agriculture than the young policy analyst from Washington has had birthdays ! Among his many achievements, Dr. Purchase has contributed to the Green Paper on Land Reform, he is currently  playing a major role in the National Reference Group on Land Reform, he has been appointed as a board member of the Land Bank by the Minister of Finance, among his many international appointments is his position on the World Food Security Committee’s High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization. South African farmers represented by Agbiz and Agri SA are welcoming the structural changes that the government are proposing contrary to what the Western media are saying!

South Africa Begins Land Expropriations from White Farmers?

Source: i24NEWS

Published on 23 Aug 2018

CLEARCUT | Analyst Alexander Hammond and John Purchase, CEO of the Agriculture Business Chamber of South Africa, join i24NEWS’ Michelle Makori to discuss the controversy surrounding expected land seizures from white South African farmers.