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The right to agrarian reform for food sovereignty campaign (FSC) is a radical, autonomous social movement through which mobilisation and advocacy struggles result in access to land and water, secured rights and access to appropriate production and extension support ...Learn more


In the struggle for agrarian transformation, SPP envisions secure access and tenure, ownership and control over productive land, water and natural resources for land based agrarian livelihoods. It addresses the social (power relations); political (landlessness)...Learn more


People have the right to produce food in ways that are politically, economically, socially and environmentally sustainable. We aim to make communities gain control over their local food systems through local agroecological production which allows people ...Learn more

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Submission to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on
The Impact of Rural Land Use and Ownership Patterns on Human Rights

Harry May of Surplus People Project (SPP)  will participate in a South African Human Rights Commission hearing with  panellists, Commissioner Chris Nissen, Dr Shanelle van den Berg and Prof Ruth Hall on the impact of rural land use and ownership patterns on human rights on Friday, 13 April 2018.  Read more about our submission.

Land and Freedom: Discussion on the Land Expropriation without Compensation

Today our movement, the Right To Agrarian Reform for Food Sovereignty Campaign, or in short, The Food Sovereignty Campaign (FSC), a member of the international peasant’s movement, La Via Campesina (LVC) is discussing the issue of land expropriation without compensation. In 2011 the FSC took a visionary step adopting the position “Land Occupations are the New Way of doing Land Reform”.  This slogan captures the undeniable fact, as demonstrated by the Zimbabwean land occupation experience, that without a mass movement from below re-dividing the land with a clear programme, land reform would remain just empty talk.  The FSC will use the its discussion documents “Land and Freedom: Discussion on the Land Expropriation without Compensation” and “Land Occupations are the New Way of doing Land Reform”  as the basis for its formulation of its position on this important matter.

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The work of SPP is largely funded by donor organisations and foundations that support the work of agrarian transformation,
agroecology and social mobilisation.


Our banking details are as follows:
Name of Bank: First National Bank Account Number: 51331217012 Branch: Rondebosch Branch code: 201509 Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ

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