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SURVEY TO DETERMINE A BASELINE OF CRIME IN RURAL AREAS OF THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE

HORTGRO supports a study by Dr Daan Louw investigating crime in rural areas of the Western Cape. Please find the rationale and background information for the study, below. Letter of introduction: letter-introduction-oabs-signed WCDoA safety benchmark: wcdoa-safety-benchmark-introduction-may-2020 Rural safety baseline: rural-safety-baseline-bidders-briefing-session-final…

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DROUGHT IMPACT: FRUITLOOK CASE STUDY

Introduction In the Western Cape of South Africa, all eyes have been focused on the taps during the 2017-18 summer. Dust storms could be seen clouding the sky above bare dams as shown in Figure 1. Three dry winters in…

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Update: Eastern and Western Cape water restrictions

Strict water restrictions for Cape Town and surrounding areas will remain in place as there is not sufficient justification to reduce the water restrictions at this stage. This decision came after a high-level meeting by the Department of Water and…

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Meet Ilse Trautmann The Plant Philosopher

Focus on women in agriculture:   The Chief Director of Research & Technology Development at the Western Cape Department of Agriculture shares her story on how she landed her dream job. By Carmé Naudé Dr Ilse Trautmann was raised in the…

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