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The Agriculture Sector urged to follow guidelines to minimise the impact of heat and fires

Following the continued incidences of extreme heat and numerous veld fires across the Western Cape, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, has urged the agriculture sector to take the necessary measures to protect lives, livestock, crops and agricultural infrastructure. “My first concern is for agri-workers, producers and farmers who are daily exposed …

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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 …

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Wage bill costs and reduction to conditional grants impact Agriculture

For the current adjusted budget, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture will delay appointments to ensure that unfunded salary increases do not stand in the way of the delivery of projects and services and continue to reach as many residents as possible. This was the key message coming out of the Western Cape Department of …

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