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LATEST NEWS


Key priorities of the agriculture sector going forward - Mr Alan Winde



Western Cape finalist named SA's top female entrepreneur in agri-processing



Western Cape Department of Agriculture launches R3 million fund to seed growth in smaller industries



Western Cape celebrates women in agriculture


YPP

Invitation to participate in the programme for YOUNG PROFESSIONAL PERSONS




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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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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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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.

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