Category «Agriculture»

Calls For Immediate Drought Relief For Farmers

IFP

The IFP in KZN calls on the Provincial Government to offer drought relief assistance to farmers immediately as the drought continues to persist. “We heard that the Department of Water and Sanitation has committed a further R96.62m to finance water tanks and additional drought intervention projects in KZN but we have not heard any word …

By Their Fruits

Special Assignment

FEW ISSUES in contemporary South Africa arouse as much emotion as “the land question”. Given SA’s history, it is hardly surprising that land reform should generate so much political heat. Black South Africans were devastated by land dispossession and disparities in ownership. Today, land still remains a symbol of inequality and social exclusion. It is …

Voedselsekerheid word bedreig

VF+

Wouter Wessels, LPW van die Vryheidsfront Plus in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer, het gister tydens die begrotingsposdebat van die Departement Landbou daarop gewys dat die grootste bedreiging vir landbou in Suid-Afrika wanpersepsies en veralgemening is. Hy het daarop gewys dat dit verkeerd is om te dink dat alle swart boere misluk, maar dat dit ook net …

9000 new employees in agricultural sector

Agricultural sector

According to Statistics SA, The number of employees in the formal non-agricultural sector of the South African economy increased from an estimated 8 498 000 employees in December 2013 to an estimated 8 507 000 employees in March 2014. Statistics South Africa released the results of the Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) survey for March 2014 …