03 October 2018 - NW2409
Steyn, Ms A to ask the MINISTER OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM
Since the inception of the Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development (LRAD) programme, what (a) number of beneficiaries have participated in the programme, (b) extent of land in terms of the (i) number of farms and (ii) total hectares has been purchased and/or leased by or for beneficiaries through the LRAD programme in each (aa) year and (bb) province and (c) extent of this land has been transferred to the ownership of beneficiaries? NW2657E
a) 72 000 beneficiaries participated in the programme.
b) (i) 2 400 farms.
(ii) 1 167 000 hectares.
(aa),(bb) Please refer to Annexure A.
c) 1 167 000 hectares were transferred; land acquired through the Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development (LRAD) programme is not leased.