Innovative Western Cape residents in the spotlight
Today, Alan Winde’s month-long programme focusing on innovation continues at the Barn Khayelitsha.
The Barn Khayelitsha provides a space for young innovators from Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain to work on their concepts. The Department of Economic Development and Tourism is supporting 40 entrepreneurs to develop their ideas, many of whom are seeking to respond to challenges in their own communities.
Date: Thursday, 6 July
Venue: corners of Spine and Mew roads, Khayelitsha
Minister Winde’s programme for July includes:
- Elsenburg drone demonstration
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture is playing a leading role in innovation in the sector. Minister Winde will attend a demonstration of the drone technology currently being piloted on the farm.
Date: Thursday, 19 July
Venue: Western Cape Department of Agriculture, Muldersvlei Road, Elsenburg
- Absa Aliens
Absa Aliens, Absa’s development centre, is a training ground for talented young software developers.
Date: Monday, 24 July 2017
Venue: Absa, Block B, Ground Floor, Longkloof Studios, Darters Road, Gardens
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