News and Speeches for Department of Agriculture | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Agriculture

Critical drought areas receive R48,1 million in fodder support

30 June 2022

Despite the recent rains, large parts of the Western Cape, specifically the Central Karoo, Little Read More

Increasing Agri-Processing capacity can spur economic growth and create jobs

27 June 2022

The United Nations General Assembly has designated 27 June as Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterp Read More

June rainralls hold promise of good winter crops

23 June 2022

The news that the Western Cape has generally received more rain than expected in June has been generally well-received by the Western Cape agricultural industry. Read More

Western Cape allocates R55M to ecological infrastructure

20 June 2022

Tomorrow, 17 June 2022, is commemorated as World  Desertification and Drought Day. Read More

Recent Q1 2022 GDP and Job Numbers confirm that WCDoA is pushing forward

13 June 2022

Compared to Q1 2021, recent Q1 2022 gross domestic product (GDP) and employment numbers confirm that Western Cape agriculture is pushing forward. Read More

Food Safety Is Everyone’s Business

7 June 2022

7 June 2022 is World Food Safety Day. This year’s slogan, Food Safety is everyone’s business, focuses on a multi-sectoral approach to food safety. The Western Cape Department of Agriculture takes its food safety mandate very seriously. Read More

Western Cape Agriculture Promotes Sustainbale Resource Use And Management

6 June 2022

This year, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture commemorates World Environment Day (WED) by encouraging the agricultural sector to adopt sustainable resource use and management practices. Climate change poses a threat to food and job security... Read More