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Western Cape Government to brief media on census findings and response

31 October 2017

The findings of a province-wide census of the social and economic status of agricultural employees will be released this week. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will discuss the findings at a media briefing on Thursday. Read More

African Horse Sickness Vaccination Season Ends Tomorrow

30 October 2017

The African Horse Sickness vaccination season ends tomorrow. Read More

African Horse Sickness vaccination season ends tomorrow

30 October 2017

The African Horse Sickness vaccination season ends tomorrow. Tomorrow (31 October 2017), the AHS vaccination season within the AHS controlled area in the Western Cape comes to an end. Read More

Western Cape opposes the use of pension funds to bailout SAA

23 October 2017

I recently wrote to the National Minister of Finance to reiterate my stance that I cannot support any decision that puts the pensions of public sector workers at risk. I had previously reiterated this position at the Budget Council of 22 September... Read More

Update on Avian Influenza

20 October 2017

There are 56 confirmed cases of avian influenza in the Western Cape . This is up from 50 confirmed cases last week. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the number of culled birds stood at 2.7 million, of which 2.6m were layer hens. Read More

WCGRB

19 October 2017

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Young Western Cape winemakers win at national awards

18 October 2017

Young winemakers from the Western Cape have scooped top awards at one of the country’s most prestigious competitions. Read More

Update on Agri processing and Agriculture Jobs in the Western Cape

17 October 2017

This morning (17 October 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, hosted a media briefing where he announced the latest jobs and growth numbers in the Western Cape’s agriculture and agri processing sectors. Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Update on Agri processing and agriculture jobs in the Western Cap

17 October 2017

This morning (17 October 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, hosted a media briefing where he announced the latest jobs and growth numbers in the Western Cape’s agriculture and agri processing sectors. Highlights include: Read More

Update on Agri processing and agriculture jobs in the Western Cape

17 October 2017

This morning (17 October 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, hosted a media briefing where he announced the latest jobs and growth numbers in the Western Cape’s agriculture and agri processing sectors. Highlights include: Read More

Western Cape celebrates World Food Day with water-wise food gardens

16 October 2017

World Food Day is celebrated globally today. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the Western Cape Department of Agriculture had hosted its World Food Day programme in Villiersdorp last week, with a focus on water-wise food gardens. Read More

Update on agriculture and agri processing jobs; impact of drought on growth

13 October 2017

On Tuesday (17 October 2017), the Western Cape Government will provide an update on the status of jobs and economic growth in the agriculture and agri processing sectors. Read More

Update on Avian Influenza in the Western Cape

13 October 2017

The number of confirmed cases of avian influenza in the Western Cape has risen to 50. Since the regional outbreak was first confirmed in the province in August, 2.5 million chickens and ducks have been culled. This includes: 2.4million layer... Read More

Avian influenza on the rise

12 October 2017

The number of confirmed cases of avian influenza in the Western Cape has risen to 50. Since the regional outbreak was first confirmed in the province in August, 2.5 million chickens and ducks have been culled. This includes: Read More

AGSA Gives Western Cape A Clean Bill Of Financial Health

5 October 2017

The Western Cape Government has once again delivered an impressive set of audit results. This was highlighted during the presentation of the 2016/2017 audit outcomes by the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) in the Western Cape Legislature.  Read More

Province-wide Plan to Respond to Avian Influenza Outbreak

3 October 2017

Today, 2 October 2017, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, and the Western Cape Government team driving the avian influenza recovery plan, b Read More