9 Reasons Why Cape Town's 'precious' Horticultural Area Should Be Protected

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Cape Town - The Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) Campaign will from today argue in the Western Cape High Court that the City's decision to rezone pieces of the PHA from horticultural use to urban development should be reviewed and set aside.

Thousands of housing units and shopping malls are among the proposed developments which the PHA Campaign has argued would put the City's breadbasket at risk.

The campaign and farmer Nazeer Sonday are the two applicants in the case. The 13 respondents include MECs and their departments as well as the City.

In their responding affidavit, the City and the province have argued the PHA is a loosely defined term that does not refer to an officially demarcated area....

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