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News and Speeches for Department of Agriculture

The senseless attacks on our producers and agri workers must be condemned

20 December 2023

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, has condemned the killing of a farmer, Mr Willem van der Westhuizen, and the assault on his wife, Christine, in an attack on their farm outside VanRyhynsdorp. Read More

Minister Meyer meets with the Fruit Industry regarding the Port of Cape Town

9 December 2023

On 6 December 2023, Western Cape Agricultural Minister, Ivan Meyer, met with key stakeholders within the agricultural sector regarding the grave and deeply concerning situation at the Port of Cape Town (PoCT). Read More

Another crop of students graduate from Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute

5 December 2023

On Saturday, 2 December 2023, one hundred and eighty-seven (187) students graduated with qualifications ranging from Certificates and Diplomas in Agriculture to Baccalaureus in Agriculture from the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute (EATI) in... Read More

Western Cape scores 83% success rate in Land Reform Report

4 December 2023

Earlier today, Ivan Meyer, Western Cape provincial Minister of Agriculture released a research report by an independent research company, Phuhlisani Solutions. Read More