01 December 2020 - NW2762
Montwedi, Mr Mk to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
Whether, with reference to the community of Ward 18 Jojweni under Lower Ncora VD Nomadamba JSS VD in IntsikaYethu Municipality under Chris Hani Region, Eastern Cape, who heard for the first time in a community meeting that a certain person (name furnished) is registering a Communal Property Association (CPA) for them and this will result in the termination of the Amadleloproject that has leased their land for a dairy project, her department is informed of such a person registering a CPA for the affected community; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the reasons that her department is registering a CPA on land that belongs to the community and wanting to dictate on how their land be should used?
No.The Department is not informed of such registration.However, the provincial office of the Department is currently updating themembership list of the existing Ncora-Qumanco CPA in 10 villages of Ncora in preparation of an AGM. The Project officer responsible for this CPA is Miranda Tengani based in the Queenstown office.