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Water crisis is top priority during adjustments budget

30 November 2017

Mitigating the economic and social impact of the Western Cape’s ongoing drought was one of the top priorities during Economic Opportunities Minister, Alan Winde’s budget allocation today (30 November 2017). Read More

Western Cape Treasury hosts #EnoughIsEnough photo art exhibition

23 November 2017

Enough Is Enough Photo Art Exhibition I Every Scar Tells a Story Women Writing Retreat/ Workshop Read More

Western Cape Treasury hosts SCM Indaba

20 November 2017

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury in collaboration with the Department of Economic Development and Tourism and the Cape Winelands District Municipality is hosting a Local Government Supply Chain Management Indaba on sustainable procurement on 20... Read More

Province’s commercial poultry farms reach one month infection-free mark

16 November 2017

Today (16 November 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, provided an update on avian influenza during a sitting of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. This was in response to a parliamentary question on the status of the... Read More

Residents celebrated for food security contributions

15 November 2017

A 100-year old resident has received a special award for his contribution to food security in the Western Cape.   Read More

Residents' water-wise gardens boost food security in rural communities

14 November 2017

Boosting food security in rural communities during the drought is a key priority for the Western Cape Government. Tomorrow (15 November 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, is in the Cederberg to celebrate residents who are making... Read More

Good financial governance and knowledge transfer

13 November 2017

Good financial governance and knowledge transfer between local, provincial and national government Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer will host the third annual Municipal Finance Forum on 13 and 14 November 2017 in Rawsonville. Read More

Good financial governance and knowledge transfer

13 November 2017

Good financial governance and knowledge transfer between local, provincial and national government Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer will host the third annual Municipal Finance Forum on 13 and 14 November 2017 in Rawsonville. Read More

Western Cape Provincial Treasury presents the Revenue Management Master Class

8 November 2017

Western Cape Provincial Treasury presents the Revenue Management Master Class 2017 Read More

No new avian influenza infections in the Western Cape

8 November 2017

There have been no new confirmed avian influenza infections. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, has announced that there have been no new reported infections in the Western Cape this past week, signalling a possible positive turning... Read More

Action Plan in Response to Western Cape Agriculture Census Findings

2 November 2017

The Western Cape Government today (2 November 2017) announced the findings of its province-wide household census of residents working on farms, which it undertook as a key study to inform future policy. Read More

Action plan in response to Western Cape agriculture census findings

2 November 2017

The Western Cape Government today (2 November 2017) announced the findings of its province-wide household census of residents working on farms, which it undertook as a key study to inform future policy. Read More

Action plan in response to Western Cape agriculture census findings

2 November 2017

The Western Cape Government today (2 November 2017) announced the findings of its province-wide household census of residents working on farms, which it undertook as a key study to inform future policy. Read More

Avian Influenza update

1 November 2017

There are 63 confirmed cases of avian influenza in the Western Cape. We have had no new infections at commercial farms since 18 October. Read More

Western Cape to honour residents in agriculture

1 November 2017

The Western Cape is set to honour the men and women who are working hard to grow the province’s agriculture sector. Read More

First Thursday focus on reducing food waste

1 November 2017

Over 30% of the food produced in South Africa each year is wasted. These figures from the World Wildlife Fund show the extent of food waste in the country. At the same time, 26% of South African households are going hungry. Read More