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News and Speeches for Department of Agriculture

Western Cape Department of Agriculture scoops another “HOT” Climate Change Award

23 September 2020

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, has congratulated the Western Cape Department of Agriculture for winning the Gold Award in the category ‘Climate Change’ for the top-rated radio series, Die Kwik Styg, at the virtual 2020 Ecologic... Read More

Minister Meyer welcomes appointment of Christo van der Rheede

18 September 2020

I welcome the announcement by the Board of AgriSA that it has appointed Christo van Rheede as its new Executive Director. While holding the post of Deputy Executive Director for the past five years, Christo established himself as a respected leader... Read More

First footsteps into virtual conferencing and farmer's days

11 September 2020

The innovative use of virtual platforms has enabled the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) to deliver client-focused, problem-solving technical information backed by the extensive research portfolio of the Programme Research and... Read More

Latest GDP results confirms that agriculture is leading economic recovery

10 September 2020

The latest release of GDP figures from StatsSA indicates that the agriculture sector continued to perform relatively well during the second quarter of 2020. Read More

WCDoA Climate Change Radio Series Finalist in 2020 Eco-Logic Awards

1 September 2020

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s (WCDoA) “Die Kwik Styg” Radio Series was recently announced as a finalist in the Climate Change category of Enviropaedia’s 2020 Eco-Logic Awards. Read More