Expropriation without compensation the death blow for commercial farmers

Opinion by FF Plus

Expropriation without compensation the death blow for commercial farmers
Expropriation without compensation the death blow for commercial farmers

Thus far, the Gauteng development programmes for agriculture have come to nothing. The government can throw as much money as it wants at the agricultural sector, but if emerging farmers do not receive formal training and proper support from the government, they are doomed.

White farmers are more than willing to help, but politicians are hampering this process with their populist statements that drive a wedge between the different groups.

The exorbitant taxes levied on subsistence and emerging farmers in the Midvaal and Tshwane areas must also be abolished.

Corruption and underspending in the Department must be completely eradicated and political parties should join hands to help emerging farmers so that they too can achieve success.

Read the original article in Afrikaans by Kobus Hoffman on FF Plus

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