Cecil Kilpin | August 2018 Newsletter

By |2018-08-16T22:37:03+02:00Aug 13th, 2018|Finance + Economics, Goverment, Newsletter, Tax|

Land Rights – An International Perspective: The land question is foremost on all South African minds, with debate raging across all spectrums. To put the land issue in perspective the following extract from the International Growth Centre policy brief on unlocking land rights for urban development highlights that the land issue is not unique to South Africa. Over above that a serious business case can be motivated for ensuring legally enforceable land rights. “For cities to be productive and liveable places, urban land needs to be used efficiently and intensively. Well-functioning cities typically cluster firms and people together around productive central business districts and manufacturing centres that form the city’s employment engine. By contrast, many low-income cities are failing to use their land efficiently, instead [...]