An Alternative Policy To Land Grabbing


The current trend of selling Kabilo land to promote real estate business is not sustainable. Family disputes are increasing and extended families are selling farmland and other estates to share the money only to become landless. They are depriving their children and grandchildren land to live on.

These landless family members will one day condemn those who fail to secure their birth right,

The type of real estate business that is sustainable is to build low cost housing for families in exchange for land to build more low-cost housing for sale at reasonable prices. This would help to reduce housing shortage and stop the trend towards land grabbing. Public enterprises could also contribute to building low cost housing for employees who would pay monthly to sustain such schemes. Farmers’ cooperatives could also do the same for their members in the rural area.