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Farm Workers’ Tenure Tenuous

What is affected
Housing private
Land Social/public
Type of violation Dispossession/confiscation
Date 01 January 1984
Region AFA [ Africa anglophone ]
Country South Africa
Location South Africa1

Affected persons

Total 2642000
Men 0
Women 0
Children 850000
Proposed solution
Details SAFRICAFARM05.doc

Duty holder(s) /responsible party(ies)

Brief narrative According to the National Evictions Survey, conducted by the Nkuzi Development Association and Social Surveys, just under 1.7 million people were evicted from farms in the period between 1994 and the end of 2004, compared to 942,000 in the previous decade. (See attachment.)
Costs   0


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