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News and Speeches for Department of Agriculture

Western Cape Agriculture extends MOU with commodity organisations

26 April 2022

Officials from the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) and Commodity partners met last week to extend their Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) for another three years. Read More

The forecast of an increase in fruit export Is good news for the Western Cape

25 April 2022

The Western Cape has received good rainfall since 2018 following a prolonged period of limited precipitation. It is expected that the increased water availability will boost agricultural production. Read More

Innovation and creativity are key drivers of service delivery success

20 April 2022

Tomorrow, 21 April 2022, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture joins the world in celebrating Creativity and Innovation Day. The day encourages people to let go of their creativity and use new ideas to make the world a better place to live. Read More

Western Cape Agriculture remains committed to creating safer rural communities

14 April 2022

Today, I extend my condolences to the family and friends of the Kock family as they prepare to bury a wife, mother and grandmother. Read More

Minister Meyer welcomes Lotus manufacturing SA's R170m investment in Wolseley

12 April 2022

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture Dr Ivan Meyer has welcomed the news that the Flemish biscuit company, Lotus, has started constructing its third factory in Wolseley in the Western Cape. Read More

Do not buy livestock from unknown origin

11 April 2022

Following the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, the North-West, Gauteng and Free State Provinces, there is a high risk of spreading foot and mouth disease through the movement of cattle and other cloven-hoofed... Read More

Elsenburg hosts graduation ceremony at Voorberg Correctional Centre

6 April 2022

On Monday, 4 April 2022, forty-seven offenders from the Department of Correctional Services Voorberg Centre outside Porterville graduated from the Western Cape Department of Agriculture's Elsenburg  Agricultural Training Institute. Read More