Entries by AFRA

FOOD SECURITY PRIORITY ACTIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA: A CIVIL SOCIETY PERSPECTIVE

The immediate and forthcoming disruptions of food production, value chains and access to food in South Africa due to confinement measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 create enormous food security risks for already vulnerable households. Nearly half of all households across the country already experienced hunger or insufficient daily food prior to the Covid-19 […]

AFRA measures to minimize the exposure of Coronavirus

AFRA has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the advice given by various authorities, including the World Health Organisation and national Governments. Having carefully considered all this and the fact that the situation is still evolving, AFRA has put into place measures to try and reduce/ minimize the risk of transmission of the virus to […]

Qina Mbokodo performs at the ReRooting Art Festival

In partnership with ReRouting Arts Festival and the Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA), Dr Gcina Mhlophe will be working with a group of female farm workers, from around the uMgungundlovu area. These women are part of our PMB community and yet their stories are largely untold and unheard by the general public. AFRA is a […]

Farm and traditional land dwellers’ rights must be protected

Any amendments to Section 25 of South Africa’s Constitution needed to prioritise the protection of the land rights of farm dwellers and those living on traditional authority lands. This was according to the written submission made recently by the Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA) to the ad hoc committee currently evaluating public input with regard […]

[ADVOCACY] LAND RIGHTS DISPUTE GUIDE

Formal Litigation has proven to be technical in nature, it is expensive, time-consuming and adversarial and it often exacerbates an already difficult situation. At the end of a typical land dispute litigation it is difficult to point out the winner; the legal costs can be crippling, resulting to uncertainty which can paralyze business and the […]