Agricultural Market Information

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Sub-division: Market information

Agricultural Market Information Reports

This sub-division collects data, analyses and distributes information on quantities as well as prices of selected agricultural produce.

The role of agricultural market information

  • Enable farmers to negotiate with traders from a position of greater strength
  • Information on price trends can provide valueable information for decision making
  • Send clear price signals from urban consumers to rural producers regarding quantities and varieties required
  • Enable farmers to make planting decisions in line with urban consumer demand, including those related to new crops

Services offered by this sub-division include:

  • Monthly reports: compile monthly reports on quantities and prices of selected agricultural produce and distribute them to clients
  • Extension and advisory services: provide market information advisory services to clients
  • Compilation of databeses: compile and update databases on quatities and prices of selected agricultural products
  • Production record keeping: provide production record keeping services, mentoring and support

If you need any advice or assistance please contact the following individuals:

Ms. Sindisiwe Dhlamini

Office no: 021 808 5211

Cell no: 079 178 6416

Email: Sindisiwe.Dhlamini@westerncape.gov.za

Ms. Tshifhiwa Labase

Office no: 021 808 7753

Cedll no: 073 368 2068

Email: Tshifhiwa.Labase@westerncape.gov.za

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