News24 | Mashatile’s long-neglected fruit plantations are now thriving again, thanks to a communal property association

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Inala Farm, which lay fallow for nearly a decade, has now been cleared for sugarcane and papaya plantations, thanks to the Matsamo


Another failed agricultural enterprise in Mpumalanga is slowly getting back on its feet after it was transferred to one of the best communal property associations (CPAs) in the country, which has managed to make land reform a success.

About six months ago, banana, mango, litchi and sugarcane plantations of the 1 300ha Inala farm southeast of Malalane were buried under wild plants and weeds.

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