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Top Western Cape Female Entrepreneurs in Agriculture Crowned

5 March 2012

The top female entrepreneurs in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Western Cape were recently crowned at an awards ceremony hosted by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture. Read More

Veterinary Import Permits Required to Import Namibian Animal Products

3 April 2007

The dispensation for the importation of meat for own use (including venison and meat from domestic species, excluding meat from wild and domestic pigs) has been amended, because it has been abused in the past. Animal products imported for own use... Read More

Avian Influenza

13 October 2005

The Commission of the European Union Communities has reversed the decision to prevent South African products from entering the European Communities due to the outbreak of the avian influenza in 2004. Read More

Suspension of the Importation of Cloven-Hoofed Animals and Products from Brazil

12 October 2005

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has published an Alert message regarding a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in the FMD-free area of Mato Groso do Sul in Brazil. Read More

Suspected Outbreak of Hog Cholera in Western Cape Province

12 July 2005

The national Department of Agriculture has been informed about a suspect outbreak of Hog Cholera in pigs in the Worcester area of the Western Cape Province. Read More

AgriBEE Steering Committee meets

6 June 2005

PRETORIA:The Steering Committee members met today to finalise their inputs to be submitted to the Agriculture and Land Affairs Minister Thoko Didiza early next month. Read More