‘No Resettlement Available’: An assessment of the expropriation principle and its impact on land reform in Namibia

November 2007
Legal Assistance Centre (Land, Environment and Development Project)

Contains introduction, 3 farms – the beginnings of land expropriation in Namibia; the Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act 6 of 1995; the process of land reform in Namibia; the resettlement programme revisited; farm workers and resettlement; conclusions and recommendations. Argues that Namibia has to reconceptualise its agrarian model because the present land reform programme is setting impoverished black farmers up to fail.