Media Alert: Western Cape Department of Agriculture Launches Research Fund
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture is set to launch a R3 million dedicated research fund.
Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will attend the launch of the Alternative Crops Fund on Tuesday.
The fund will focus on new and alternative crops, powering economic development and job creation in these smaller industries.
This fund is set to boost innovation and research in the province’s agri-business sector. It is also expected to advance agro-processing and secure new export markets for Western Cape products and bolster developing farmers.
Date: 19 August 2014
Venue: Manor House, Elsenburg
Time: 10:30 – 11:30
All media are welcome to attend.
Kindly find map to venue attached.
Spokesperson for Minister Alan Winde
Ministry of Economic Opportunities
Western Cape Government
Tel: 021 483 3550
Cell: 082 454 4365