Ubizo community gets their land back

The handover of land back to its rightful owners is the first step in correcting the wrongs of the past, says Deputy President David Mabuza. “We believe that today we finally have the opportunity to right the wrongs of the past by ensuring the restoration of land to...
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Zokwana to launch small-scale fisheries sector in KZN

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Senzeni Zokwana will on Tuesday, 19 March, launch the Small-Scale Fisheries Sector in KwaZulu-Natal which will see a total of 2 184 fishers in the province being declared as small-scale fishers in terms of the Marine...
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Ad Hoc Committee adopts report on amending consitution

The Ad Hoc Committee to Amend Section 25 of the Constitution today adopted a report on its work into a possible amendment of the Constitution in order for the state to expropriate land without compensation, in the public interest. Committee Chairperson Ms Thoko Didiza...
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Committee briefed on food safety and security

Government’s Interdepartmental Task Team on Food Security and Food Safety yesterday briefed the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on the implementation of the Food and Nutrition Security Policy and the establishment of the Food Control Agency....
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Commercial farmers proposing models to implement land reform

Deputy President David Mabuza says as government pursues inclusive land reform, commercial farmers have already come forward with proposed models of how the programme can be implemented successfully. He also said that one-stop service platforms will go a long way to...
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SACU, Moz make progress on impending Brexit

South Africa, together with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and Mozambique, have made significant progress on negotiations with the United Kingdom on the impending Brexit. Briefing reporters on work being done regarding preferential trade arrangements after...
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Local solutions can boost healthier food choices in South Africa

The crisis in health triggered by cheap food that’s high in fat and sugar is now well documented. Obesity related diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes are rapidly overtaking HIV as the top causes of death in South Africa. A bad diet is a major...
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On the Road: Is the formal market crushing aspirations of rural farmers?

In the last two years, I’ve had the privilege to traverse various locations both in Europe and our beloved Southern Africa. I have been struck by how similarly yet differently the informal and formal economies are organized both in Europe and in Southern Africa. The...
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Ad Hoc Committee meets land reform experts

The Ad Hoc Committee to Amend Section 25 of the Constitution recently met to, among others, listen to experts on the question of land reform which would assist it with the necessary Constitutional amendment to make it possible for the State to expropriate land without...
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Poultry Master Plan in the pipeline

Work on the development of a master plan for the poultry industry is underway, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said on Wednesday. Government established a task team to work towards a comprehensive plan for the industry that will respond to the immediate...
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Ubizo community gets their land back

The handover of land back to its rightful owners is the first step in correcting the wrongs of the past, says Deputy President David Mabuza. “We believe that today we finally have the opportunity to right the wrongs of the past by ensuring the restoration of land to...

read more

Zokwana to launch small-scale fisheries sector in KZN

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Senzeni Zokwana will on Tuesday, 19 March, launch the Small-Scale Fisheries Sector in KwaZulu-Natal which will see a total of 2 184 fishers in the province being declared as small-scale fishers in terms of the Marine...

read more

Ad Hoc Committee adopts report on amending consitution

The Ad Hoc Committee to Amend Section 25 of the Constitution today adopted a report on its work into a possible amendment of the Constitution in order for the state to expropriate land without compensation, in the public interest. Committee Chairperson Ms Thoko Didiza...

read more

Committee briefed on food safety and security

Government’s Interdepartmental Task Team on Food Security and Food Safety yesterday briefed the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on the implementation of the Food and Nutrition Security Policy and the establishment of the Food Control Agency....

read more

SACU, Moz make progress on impending Brexit

South Africa, together with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and Mozambique, have made significant progress on negotiations with the United Kingdom on the impending Brexit. Briefing reporters on work being done regarding preferential trade arrangements after...

read more

Ad Hoc Committee meets land reform experts

The Ad Hoc Committee to Amend Section 25 of the Constitution recently met to, among others, listen to experts on the question of land reform which would assist it with the necessary Constitutional amendment to make it possible for the State to expropriate land without...

read more

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