News and Speeches for Department of Agriculture | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Agriculture

Rabies: All for 1, One Health for All

28 September 2023

Today, 28 September 2023 is World Rabies Day, a global health observance started in 2007 to raise awareness about the world’s deadliest infectious disease and bring together partners to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide. Read More

Khayelitsha youth take on the issue of food insecurity

19 September 2023

“Hunger and household food insecurity is real. I am therefore excited that the youth are taking on the issue of food security in our communities, as well as creating economic opportunities for themselves”, said the Western Cape Minister of... Read More

Agriculture's Q2 2023 GDP Performance is great news for the Western Cape

11 September 2023

According to Statistics South Africa’s (StatsSA) recently announced GDP figures South Africa’s economic performance in the second quarter of 2023 increased by 0.6% and was driven by growth in nine of the ten industries. Nationally, agriculture (incl. Read More