Tag Archives: Agricultural Sector

Northern KZN farms hard hit by looters who went after livestock

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSakhiseni Nxumalo, The Mercury, 20 July 2021 Farms in the King Cetshwayo District Municipality, which includes uMhlathuze, uMfolozi, and uMlalazi municipalities, were severely impacted by acts of looting and arson last week. Read More

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President Ramaphosa urges citizens to take up farming to ensure food security for SA

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSABC News, 22 May 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged citizens to venture into farming to ensure food security for the country. Read More

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Agricultural sector set to show significant growth

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMwangi Githahu, Cape Argus, 7 July 2020 A combination of good production conditions, a weaker rand and a rebound in exports has economists predicting “a recovery year” for the agricultural sector. Read More

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Thoko Didiza announces funding relief plan for farmers during lockdown

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintZintle Mahlati, IOL Political Bureau, 6 April 2020 The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza has outlined how small scale farmers can apply to access funding to help boost and secure food production during the next … Continue reading

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Agricultural sector will continue to feed SA amid Covid-19 crisis – AgriSA

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSiviwe Feketha, IOL Political Bureau, 23 March 2020 Agri SA has added weight on the calls on South Africans to desist from panic buying amid the scourge of coronavirus. Read More

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Agricultural sector teeters on the brink … and no end in sight

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAmanda Watson, The Citizen, 13 November 2019 ‘A financial drought’ is how it was described, with even the farmers whose farms don’t get attached not being able to get production credit from banks. Read More

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