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Minister Winde Welcomes New CEO Of Wesgro, Wishes Mr Flaatten Well

10 December 2014

Tim Harris appointed new CEO of Wesgro as of 1 January 2015 for three year term. Read More

Graduate Chefs Snapped up After Western Cape Artisan Development Programme

20 November 2014

Today, Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, hosted a graduation ceremony for 29 chefs who received their professional qualifications after taking part in the Western Cape Government Artisan Development Programme. Read More

Minister Winde to Celebrate Graduation of Young Chefs

18 November 2014

This Thursday (20 November 2014), Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will host a graduation ceremony for 29 young Western Cape residents who have qualified as professional chefs after taking part in the Western Cape Government’s Artisan... Read More

New !Khwa ttu Mountain Bike Trail to Draw Tourism, Create Jobs on the West Coast

17 November 2014

This weekend, Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, launched a new mountain bike route at the !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre. Read More

Minister Winde to Officially Launch !Khwa ttu Mountain Bike Trail

13 November 2014

This Saturday (15 November), Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will officially launch a new mountain bike trail at !Khwa ttu on the West Coast. Read More

Minister Alan Winde to propose improvements to the Liquor Law

13 November 2014

The Western Cape Cabinet yesterday (12 November) granted approval for Minister Alan Winde to introduce in the Provincial Parliament a further amendment to the Liquor Act of 2008. Read More

Apply for Farm Worker Funding

11 November 2014

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture hereby invites relevant registered, non-profit organisations (NPOs) that deliver services to farm workers and their family members in the Western Cape to submit business plans (project proposals) that... Read More

Top Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year for 2014 crowned

10 November 2014

Jerome Thomas, a general manager at Kanonkop Wine Estate, Stellenbosch walked away with the coveted Farm Worker of the Year 2014 title on Friday night at a prestige event held in Stellenbosch.  “This has been a dream of mine for the past six years... Read More

Western Cape Government Announces Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards

29 October 2014

The Western Cape Government is pleased to announce the 2014 finalists of the Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Celebrate World Food Day in Suurbraak

15 October 2014

Community organisations in Suurbraak, near Swellendam to receive a "food mountain" in commemoration of World Food Day. Read More

Elsenburg Brandy Excels at the 2014 Veritas Awards

10 October 2014

The Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute put in a stellar performance at the 24th annual Veritas Awards, presented by the South African National Wine Show Association. Read More

Minister Alan Winde Comments on Press Conference Hosted by Cosatu

9 October 2014

I have taken note of a press conference led today by Cosatu and the ANC. Read More

SmartAgri Project Provides Platform for Long-term Response to Climate Change

3 October 2014

SmartAgri project to plot practical solutions to deal with the effects of climate change in agriculture. Read More

Call for Nominations for the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Council

3 October 2014

Call for nominations for members to serve on the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute Council Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Host First-ever Red Tape Reduction Conference

26 September 2014

On Monday and Tuesday (29 and 30 September), Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will host a Red Tape Reduction Conference under the theme: “Ease of Doing Business”. Read More

Minister Winde Challenges Western Cape Agriculture Sector

23 September 2014

Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, yesterday challenged the provincial agriculture sector to organise on a district level and devise plans to speed up land reform. Read More

Minister Winde Relieved by Minister Gigaba Back-track

16 September 2014

Western Cape Economic Opportunities Minister, Alan Winde, is relieved by the announcement made by Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, that the requirement for children to present unabridged birth certificates upon entry and exit from South... Read More

Minister Winde to Provide Khayelitsha Residents with Food Garden Starter Kit

4 September 2014

In a boost for food security, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will provide Khayelitsha residents with the tools they need to grow communal food gardens. Read More

Minister Alan Winde Visits Local Food Gardens

4 September 2014

Food security in Khayelitsha received a boost today with Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, equipping local food gardens with the essentials they need to increase production. Read More

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