spatial land ownership database for South Africa

feasibility study by Meshack M. Khosa

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  • South Africa.


  • Land tenure -- South Africa -- Databases.,
  • Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- South Africa -- Data processing.,
  • Geographic information systems -- South Africa.,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Land use -- South Africa.

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Other titlesFeasibility study, a spatial land ownership database for South Africa
Statementresearched and written by Meshack M. Khosa, Richard Ballard ; co-ordinated by Craig Schwabe.
ContributionsBallard, Richard., Schwabe, Craig.
LC ClassificationsHD991.Z63 K55 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL746902M
ISBN 100796917345
LC Control Number97140243

Strategic Spatial Planning Strategic spatial plans and associated planning process is a means of taking selective decisions vision for the urban form used to guide land use management decisions (ibid). (CoJ) is located in the Province of Gauteng, South Africa. The City is located within the urban conurbation of Mogale City, Tshwane File Size: KB.   For the first time, South Africa has a single national piece of legislation, the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, , that creates an overarching framework for spatial planning, policy and land use management for the entire country, including rural and informal settlements. Spatial plans linked to zoning schemes are at the heart of this planning by: 6.   Land ownership remains a highly emotive and unresolved topic in South Africa. A total of 4, farms have been transferred to black South Africans . The Vision and the Plan have a spatial dimension that cuts across sector-specific concerns - this is to be distilled in a National Spatial Vision. The preparation of the National Spatial Vision provides an opportunity to confront and address current impediments in the spatial planning system in South Size: 1MB.

• the system of spatial planning and land use management promotes social and economic inclusion; • principles, policies, directives and national norms and standards required to achieve important urban, rural, municipal, provincial, regional and national development goals and objectives through spatial planning and land useFile Size: KB. One of the issues that becomes clear from the outset when examining land management in South Africa is the vast array of land use management and planning legislation. At the national level, there is an uninviting range of policy that has come to pass over the last 14 Size: KB. Johannesburg - Private land ownership is a serious problem in South Africa, Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said on Thursday. “This privately-owned land is a serious problem,” he told. Two infrastructures in particular facilitate the use of geographic data: spatial data and telecommunications infrastructures. This chapter begins by describing and illustrating national and global spatial data infrastructures. 1 To realize the full potential of a spatial data infrastructure (SDI) requires a telecommunications infrastructure that eases access, use, and sharing of geographic.

KSA Economic Cities now are managed with GIS. Economic Cities Authority (ECA) is implementing a large e-Government services program that enable the four economic cities King Abdullah Economic City, Knowledge Economic City, Jazan Economic City and Prince Abduaziz Bin Mousaed Economic City, to provide e- services for investors, ECA employees and residents within a period not exceeding 60 .   Mortality & Causes of Death, Perinatal deaths in South Africa, Living conditions survey (LCS), Thematic Health Report, South Africa Demographic and Health Survey: Rika du Plessis (Acting Chief Director)Health and Vital Statistics [email protected]: Thabo Molebatsi(Director) [email protected] Munsys simplified the transfer of land registry data from CAD drawings to GIS and converted a laborious, error-prone routine into a swift, accurate workflow. The Sacramento County Assessor’s Office keeps land records with parcel boundaries, lot lines, land values, and ownership information for approximately , real estate parcels. This land.   Introduction. Reducing gender inequality is a major global policy concern. Goal 5 of the recently ratified Sustainable Development Goals is “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.”The pathway under this goal (Goal 5a) is via reforms that give women equal rights and access to economic, financial and natural resources [].One reason gender equality is so high on the Cited by: 9.

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Feasibility study, a spatial land ownership database for South Africa Responsibility: researched and written by Meshack M. Khosa, Richard Ballard ; co-ordinated by Craig Schwabe.

Surveyed land/ cadastral information: Most land (usually termed a township, allotment, holding, parcel, portion, erf and/or farm amongst others) in South Africa is surveyed to define the boundaries of the land - referred to as cadastral information. It must be surveyed before it is subdivided or sold and registered in the deeds office.

When surveyed and included in the spatial cadastral. The roots of personal income inequality in Southern Africa are closely associated with its settler-colonial history of land dispossession andracially discriminatory socio-economic policies and income,File Size: KB.

Understanding land ownership generally relies upon two types of data: cadastres, which record the boundaries (formal or informal) of land parcels, and land registries, which record property rights and interests, and the details of ownership of particular parcels of land.

6 While some countries have unified systems, in others, there are separate. Mortality & Causes of Death, Perinatal deaths in South Africa, Living conditions survey (LCS), Thematic Health Report, South Africa Demographic and Health Survey: Rika du Plessis (Acting Chief Director)Health and Vital Statistics [email protected]: Thabo Molebatsi(Director) [email protected] This is according to an audit of land ownership, to be released this week.

Landowners who are not white own % of agricultural ground and cont rol more than 46% of South Africa’s agricultural. Dr Pieter Mulder has courted great controversy with comments that black South Africans have no historical claim to land in the Northern and Western Cape and also that blacks own a greater share of the country’s land than the government admits.

His comments come against claims that whites owned 87 percent of South Africa’s land and that little progress has been made in changing this picture. 4 Lies told by the ANC about the history of land ownership in South Africa by EKP friend, Brendi R.

The recent uproar in South Africa over the claims by ANC president Jacob Zuma that the Land Act dispossessed blacks is a blatant lie, and forms part of four core lies about South African history, a New Observer correspondent Yochanan has. Byblack South Africans owned 52% of the value of houses in SA, while whites owned about 35%, with coloured and Indian ownership making up the difference.

This page lists extracts related to (open) data, indicators and tech from the recommendations chapter of the Final Report of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and the Spatial data resources section for tools and data you can use on this topic.

population. Land available for use by Africans was increased by 5% in [FN5] bringing the total to 13% of the total area of South Africa, although much of the land remained in the ownership of the state through the South African Development Trust supposedly held in trust for the African Size: KB.

'A total of 17, million ha have been transferred from white ownership sincewhich is equal to 21% of million ha of farmland in freehold in South Africa' 23 July - The South African Spatial Data Infrastructure (SASDI) is an initiative of the South African government that makes policies and technical standards on the use of geographical data such as maps, aerial and satellite photographs, and surveys.

It also seeks to facilitate the capture, management, maintenance, integration, distribution and use of spatial information in South Africa. In South Africa, in the Mpumalanga Province local people traced their views on how land reform would be done in their area on paper maps by using pencils and color markers (Weiner and Harris The most recent publication of Nel () referred specifically to the new Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) and zoning to guide effective land use management in South : Alison Todes.

1 South African Land Policy White Paper (). 2 The apartheid government issued various laws in the hope of segregating the different groups in South Africa. The first of the so-called "land acts" was the Black Land Act 27 of which pro-vided for the areas where occupation was restricted to black persons only.

In the urban areas. South Africa’s metros and major towns, directly in the path of urbanization. They lie officially outside of the “urban edge”. In the land market in the peri-urban areas, the rich and the poor compete directly with each other, because both prefer to live close to where they work.

The. Keywords: Land audit, GIS, zoning, remote sensing, Matzikama 1. INTRODUCTION Land use data is a central consideration in town and regional planning in South Africa (Harrison, Todes & Watson, ), especially for municipal planning purposes. South Africa’s Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) of identified.

one tendency in spatial planning, and provides a platform for continuing debate over appropriate forms of spatial planning in developing countries. firsttwosectionsprovidean overview of the evolution of approaches to spatial planning interna-tionally and in South Africa, focusing particularly on the critique.

The State of Spatial Information Management for Land Reform in South Africa 1 INTRODUCTION Historical background to the Land issue in South Africa It is estimated that more than million people and their descendants have been victims of racially based dispossessions and forced removals during the.

MUNICIPALITIES FROM STATE OWNED COMPANIES AND OTHER ORGANS OF STATE SACN Programme: Spatial Planning and Land Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, (Act no. of ) 11 Public Finance Management Act – No 1 of 11 required if the metro is to truly drive a spatial transformation agenda.

Land AcquisitionFile Size: 4MB. Changes in property ownership in South Africa have been nothing short of dramatic in the last two decades and is one of the biggest success stories, but is never brought to the fore, economist.

Gated communities have proliferated in South Africa since 1 However, they cause a number of problems and raise serious concerns regarding spatial fragmentation, social exclusion, citizenship and democracy. This paper investigates their implications for spatial planning and land use management in post-apartheid South Africa.

The spatial planning and land-use management programme focuses on exploring strategies and systems that are critical for addressing the fragmented land system and inherited spatial form in South African cities.

A particular focus is the changing legislative environment, and the evolution of spatial planning and land use management practices. Patterns of land ownership in South Africa – quantification and spatial mapping Part 3: International practices and policies: Regulation of ownership and use of land and property by foreigners in other countries Part 4: Revision, harmonization and rationalization of legislation regulating development planning and land use Part 5: RecommendationsFile Size: 1MB.

1 The Development of the South African National Land Cover Mapping Program: Progress and Challenges Julie Verhulp1, Michelle Denner2 1 Chief Directorate: National Geo-spatial Information, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Private Bag X10, Mowbray, South Africa, [email protected]   The state land audit, carried out by the office of South Africa’s Chief Surveyor-General and published indid indeed find that 79% of South Africa’s landmass was in private hands.

But. Despite a state land audit last year, it is still unclear who owns what land in South Africa. Officially South Africa’s land reform programme seems to be progressing at a snail’s pace with. Urban Land Ownership 1. Introduction The question of land in South African policy and legislation often focuses on rural or agricultural land.

In Parliament, the discussion is usually about land transfers to emerging farmers and support for them, and about making land available for communities in country areas.


In search of land and housing in the new South Africa: the case of Ethembalethu (English) Abstract. This study analyzes the difficulties a poor community experienced in accessing peri-urban land in South Africa. This community, composed largely of laid-off farm workers, wanted to buy their own farm in a peri-urban area west of Johannesburg to Cited by:   Land Ownership Elusive for South Africa's Poor Advocates say ending the cycle of poverty in rural Africa depends on putting farmland in the .Getting to the bottom of land ownership in South Africa is not a straightforward business.

Statistics are incomplete and, despite a state land audit, little is known about the racial make-up of.