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Invitation to participate in the programme for YOUNG PROFESSIONAL PERSONS



AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESS - Final situation report and press release. Updated: 17 June 2014


Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities addresses farmer and farm worker dialogue workshop.
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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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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


Training & Youth

Elsenburg Institute for Agricultural Training

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




Check out what agriculture offers in terms of career opportunities here.

EXTERNAL BURSARY PROGRAMME
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture awards bursaries to students studying full-time at a registered Further and Higher Educational Institution towards obtaining a SAQA registered qualification in the Agricultural sector.
Please note: only applications in response to an advertisement, will be considered.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAMME
Please note: only applications in response to an advertisement, will be considered.

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
Please note: only applications in response to an advertisement, will be considered.

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