Bernstein was writing after the report of the World Bank mission which proposed agricultural deregulation combined with market-based land reform
; when Gcabashe and Mabin were writing, this mission had not yet been conceived--except possibly in the mind of Bank economist Hans Binswanger who, in his own words, had a mission to save South Africa from itself.
The EU is to provide further support to market-based land reform
in Russia through a new 3 million, 25-month project, the European Commission has announced.
Nonetheless, launching a sustainable market-based land reform
program requires a development-oriented state and state financing, even if it is nothing more than a modest NGO-run grant program assisting the poor in financing land purchases.