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The future starts today

Tanja Hichert is a professional futurist who has helped an impressive list of clients — from the City of Cape Town to the World Bank — to identify ways in which to reach their preferred futures. By Anna Mouton. Hichert…

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Landbou in die Wes-Kaap na Covid-19

Watter langtermyn aanpassings is nodig om die toekoms van landbou te verseker? Die Wes-Kaapse Departement van Landbou se 2020 toekomsbeplanningstudie mik om hierdie vraag te beantwoord. Deur Anna Mouton. Dr Dirk Troskie is verantwoordelik vir beplanning en strategie vir die…


Economic reform: Emerging farmers reach commercial status

By Elise-Marie Steenkamp Transformation and economic reform in agriculture are some of the biggest challenges that South Africa faces today and that is why the Deciduous Fruit Development Chamber’s commercialization programme, the Jobs Fund Project (JFP), is such a beacon…

Rural Safety Dashboard


By Elise-Marie Steenkamp In an attempt to facilitate a safe, protected and secure agricultural environment and farming community, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDA) shared a 12-point rural safety action plan at a recent stakeholder engagement session. This action…

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Dr Ivan Meyer, Provincial Minister of Agriculture in the Western Cape, has officially announced Dr Mogale Sebopetsa as the new Head of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA). Minister Meyer: “I am looking forward to working with the newly…

Jobs Fund Web

The magic of partnerships

Through their involvement in the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund Initiative, the Western Cape and Eastern Cape Departments of Agriculture together with HORTGRO, are showing what can be done when public and private enterprises work together. Text: Glenneis Kriel The Jobs…

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