Extreme weather events are threatening food security and economic growth. The National Government estimates that the countrywide drought has cost our economy in the region of R16 billion. Analysts rep...
African Horse Sickness has resulted in the death of another two horses in the Western Cape. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, explained that three more horses on Schoongezicht, the Paar...
To all women in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors in the Western Cape, it is time for the 2016 Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Female Entrepreneur Awards. The criteri...
A new version of CapeFarmMapper has been released on the 1st of April 2016. CapeFarmMapper is an online mapping application developed by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture. The old version h...
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Ministry of Economic Opportunities
Agriculture, Economic Development and Tourism
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture provides a wide range of development, research and support services to the agricultural community in the Western Cape.
The department's administrative headquarters is situated on the historic farm of Elsenburg in the picturesque Boland region, while we also accommodate new and commercial farmers at research farms, Further Education and Training Centres, extension offices, state veterinary offices and animal health technicians situated throughout the province