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Ivan and other farmers facing evictions in Mpumalanga

Date: Feb 19, 2021

W.Cape farmer Ivan Cloete and 39 Mpumalanga farmers facing evictions by dept of Agriculture

The department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has dismissed reports that a Western Cape farmer is being kicked off his farm, so that a MK veteran could take it over. 56 year old Ivan Cloete, a coloured farmer, who is a legal beneficiary of government's Land Redistribution process, was reportedly served with a notice of eviction. The department however says the matter of Mr Cloete is deliberately being mistaken with the issue of expropriation of land without compensation.. On #SAfmBTH with Aldrin Sampear spoke to Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Mcebisi Skwatsha & Annette Steyn MP - DA Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.

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