24 June 2015
As part of Youth Month, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will address high school learners at a career awareness exhibition, hosted at Boschendal in Franschhoek. The two-day exhibition starts tomorrow (24 June 2015) and will showcase innovative career choices in the agricultural secto... ...read more
21 April 2015
On Friday, 20th March 2015, Mr Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities of the Western Cape Provincial Government attended the launch of the Chamomile Enterprise Project, an egg farming operation headed by Wadea Japie and her family, husband Achmat Brinkhuis and their two sons. The project had... ...read more
9 April 2015
Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde’s mission to the United Arab Emirates has boosted bilateral relations between the regions. Following Minister Winde’s visit to the UAE, plans have been put in place to strengthen partnerships in Project Khulisa’s areas of strategic focus, including increasi... ...read more
23 March 2015
Premier Helen Zille and Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, this week launched a multi-million rand business incubator to support tech entrepreneurs and drive job creation in Khayelitsha and Mitchell's Plain. Premier Zille and Minister Winde this month officially launched the Barn Khayel... ...read more
19 March 2015
In her annual State of the Province Address, tabled in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament on 20 February, Premier Helen Zille elaborated on the Western Cape Government's vision for improving the province over the next five years.   This vision is contained in the Western Cape Government’s Provin... ...read more
19 March 2015
Western Cape fruit and wine exports are on the rise as the government drives increased market access for the province’s high-quality produce. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, today (19 March 2015) provided an update on the 2014/15 harvest season for the fruit and wine industries. Mini... ...read more
18 March 2015
The Western Cape Government is passionate about giving more people in our province the opportunity escape poverty and live better lives. We believe that the best and most sustainable way to do this is to create an environment in which businesses can grow – because growing economies create jobs. In t... ...read more
18 March 2015
The Western Cape Government has established a Land Reform Advisory Desk to aid the speed of transformation in the province's agricultural sector. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the desk was located at Casidra's head office in Paarl. Casidra is an implementing agency for the Wes... ...read more
4 March 2015
In total there have been a total of 23 affected properties as a result of the African Horse Sickness (AHS) outbreak in 2014 in the Porterville and Wellington.. Nam nec ante. Sed lacinia, urna non tincidunt mattis, tortor neque adipiscing diam, a cursus ipsum ante quis turpis. Nulla facilisi. Ut frin... ...read more
4 March 2015
There has still only been the one confirmed case of African Horse Sickness (AHS) in the Robertson area. Census and clinical surveillance is still underway... Sed aliquet risus a tortor. Integer id quam. Morbi mi. Quisque nisl felis, venenatis tristique, dignissim in, ultrices sit amet, augue. Proin... ...read more
2 March 2015
Western Cape establishments have scooped top honours at a global wine tourism awards competition. Drinks International, a leading wines and beers journal, this month announced the winners of its annual Wine Tourism Awards. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, congratulated Val Du Charron,... ...read more
19 February 2015
Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell and the Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde. Western Cape Government assists water stressed Kannaland In a bid to address water shortages in the Eden district, the Western Cape Gover... ...read more
19 February 2015
  A Western Cape winery is ready to revolutionise his industry after patenting a ground-breaking technique using Rooibos and Honeybush in the production of wine, beer and cider. Today, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, visited Audacia Wines in Stellenbosch for a closer look at the inn... ...read more
28 January 2015
In a bid to halt the losses of millions of rands in agricultural produce, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture has channelled close to R1 million emergency funding into Clanwilliam after a canal break earlier this month. The Provincial Department of Agriculture has spent R975 000 on a generato... ...read more
23 January 2015
Minister Alan Winde addressed students at the start of the academic year at Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute in Stellenbosch. Minister Winde's speech can be downloaded here.   Minister Winde with students at the opening of the academic year at Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute