Big oil and gas companies spent far more fighting this ballot initiative than the measure's supporters did.
Some South African land owners feel like the current debate portrays them as being opposed to reform rather than cooperative.
Landowners told researchers that they lacked the knowledge, time and money to advocate for themselves, their financial interests and their property in negotiations over drilling leases.
To buy without owning, to pay rent on something that's yours – the origins of leasehold ownership look increasingly out of place today.
Creating a reliable, up to date land register is important for African countries. Drones can help collect and record the necessary data.
Farm dwellers' conclusion is that the politics associated with land is not about an organised emancipatory movement. Farm dwellers are mainly preoccupied with daily survival strategies.
There is very little clarity as to who owns what land in South Africa. A lack of reliable data and statistics doesn't help.
Why the ruling classes may think twice about landownership in Scotland.