Next Tuesday, Minister Alan Winde will officially open calls for the 2017 Western Cape Prestige Agri Awards.

The competition is aimed at recognising and awarding excellence in agriculture across the province.

This initiative is part of the Western Cape Government’s programme of action to create jobs and grow careers in the agriculture sector.

A partnership between the Western Cape Department of Agriculture and Shoprite, this competition seeks to highlight the efforts of residents who work in the agriculture sector.

Date: Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Time: 11am

Venue: Courtyard, Main Building, Elsenburg

For media queries, kindly contact:

Bronwynne Jooste

Spokesperson: Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities

Responsible for Tourism, Economic Development and Agriculture

Western Cape Government

142 Long Street, Cape Town

Tel: 021 483 3550

Cell: 060 970 4301



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