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LATEST NEWS

New Abundant Harvest hot off the press!



2014/11/14


INVITATION for the submission of applications for the FUNDING of FARM WORKER related projects for 2015/16



2014/11/11

Top Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year for 2014 crowned



2014/11/10


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31/10/2014


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Climate Change

The Department of Agriculture Western Cape accepts that climate change is a reality and that urgent interventions and adaptations are required, especially with regards to water management strategies, biodiversity protection and resource management strategies. This link leads to a resource for all provincial reports and links to activities relating to climate change.

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Calculate your carbon footprint

Confronting Climate Change - A South African Fruit & Wine Initiative


A carbon calculator tool for the Fruit and Wine Industry is available by clicking on the image.



Subsistance and Small Holder Farmers


Land reform enquiries
Food gardens - we can help you set up a food garden




Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development


Trilingual Agricultural Dictionary

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    Elsenburg Institute for Agricultural Training

    Agricultural training is offered by the Department at the ELSENBURG Agricultural Training Institute.




    PLEASE NOTE: Applications for the HIGHER CERTIFICATE, B.AGRIC and EQUINE 2015 studies ARE NOW CLOSED.

    Applications for 2016 can be submitted at the end of March 2015 - 30 June 2015.






    General Enquiries: Marilise Smith - 021 808 7686 / 021 808 7691 or email: Marilise Smith

    Other career opportunities

    Elsenburg Institute for Agricultural Training

    External Development Initiatives

    - offers the following training opportunities - YPP Programme; Internship Programme; External Bursary Scholarship Scheme; Human Capital Development Projects.

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