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Drought visit to West Coast farms

24 March 2017

Today (24 March 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will visit farms affected by the drought.

The programme will start at Voelvlei Dam, where the Western Cape Department of Agriculture is supporting the National Government’s ongoing maintenance to the canal system to stem water losses. Following this site inspection, Minister Winde will visit farmers along the West Coast to assess the impact of the drought on their operations.

DETAILS:

DATE: Friday, 24 March 2017

TIME: 9am

VENUE: Anyskop, before proceeding to Voelvlei dam. Anyskop Plaas co-ordinates:  -33.636860, 18.773972

DIRECTIONS: Map to Anyskop Plaas

Media Enquiries: 

Bronwynne Jooste

Spokesperson: Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities

Responsible for Tourism, Economic Development and Agriculture

Western Cape Government

Physical Address: 142 Long Street, Cape Town

Tel: 021 483 3550

Cell: 060 970 4301

Email: bronwynne.jooste@westerncape.gov.za

Website: www.westerncape.gov.za

Twitter: bronwynnejooste