December 2023

The senseless attacks on our producers and agri workers must be condemned

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, has condemned the killing of a farmer, Mr Willem van der Westhuizen, and the assault on his wife, Christine, in an attack on their farm outside VanRyhynsdorp. Minister Meyer said, “I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and the community of VanRynsdorp. The senseless, …

The senseless attacks on our producers and agri workers must be condemned Read More »

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture meets with the Fruit Industry regarding the Port of Cape Town

On 6 December 2023, Western Cape Agricultural Minister, Ivan Meyer, met with key stakeholders within the agricultural sector regarding the grave and deeply concerning situation at the Port of Cape Town (PoCT). The purpose of the meeting was to hear directly from the industry and to better understand the impact the inefficiencies and failures at …

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture meets with the Fruit Industry regarding the Port of Cape Town Read More »

Another crop of students graduate from Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute

On Saturday, 2 December 2023, one hundred and eighty-seven (187) students graduated with qualifications ranging from Certificates and Diplomas in Agriculture to Baccalaureus in Agriculture from the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute (EATI) in Stellenbosch. Minke Cloete, Tiaan Combrink, Lu-Ann Fisher, Johannes Huisamen, Sesona Mahlali, Anri Terblanche, Leandri van Niekerk and Michael Walsh were awarded the …

Another crop of students graduate from Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute Read More »

Western Cape scores 83% success rate in Land Reform Report

Earlier today, Ivan Meyer, Western Cape provincial Minister of Agriculture released a research report by an independent research company, Phuhlisani Solutions. The report found that 83% of the land reform farmers who received post-settlement support (PSS) from the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) consider themselves to be successful agri-businesses. This stands in sharp contrast …

Western Cape scores 83% success rate in Land Reform Report Read More »

What's the password?

Login to your account