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LATEST NEWS

Minister Winde hands over 108 household food gardens on World Food Day



2014/10/19




Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute Brandy Excels at the 2014 Veritas Awards



2014/10/07


Commentary from Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, on press conference hosted by COSATU



2014/10/07

LandCare Shines at Conference




2014/10/02


Call for nominations to service on the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute Council.


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2014/10/02

SmartAgri project provides platform for long-term response to climate change



2014/10/02

Minister Winde sets challenge to Western Cape Agriculture





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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.

Services

Programmes

What do we do? Click below for a summary and contact details:


Department's Organogram


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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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Media & Information Services



Publications

  • Official Publications
    Official publications, such as the Annual Report, Strategic plans, etc.
  • Other publications
    Includes guides, strategic documents, collaborative publications with other stakeholders.
  • Training & Youth








    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.

    Special interest