Media Release

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05 Sep 2019Media Release: African swine fever outbreaks in South Africa

South Africa has reported seventeen (17) outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) outside of the ASF controlled area since the beginning of April 2019 in the North West, Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Free State Provinces

02 Sep 2019Media Release: Winners of the 2019 Arbor city awards

The Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Ms Maggie Sotyu announced the winners of the 2019 Arbor City Award at a ceremony held in Port Elizabeth today, 1 September 2019.Arbor City Awards promote the greening of cities and towns in South Africa. The awards are given to cities or towns that go an extra mile to green their areas of jurisdiction

30 Aug 2019Media Release: DAFF honours top female entrepreneurs

To celebrate the strides made by women in agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors during Womenâ??s Month, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in partnership with Total South Africa hosted the 20th annual Female Entrepreneur Awards (DAFF FEA) at a gala dinner last night in Cape Town | profiles

29 Aug 2019Media Invite: 2019 DAFF female entrepreneur awards

In partnership with Total South Africa, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will host the 20th annual Female Entrepreneur Awards (DAFF FEA) on 29 August 2019 in Cape Town

27 Aug 2019Media Invite: Launch of Arbor month and the Arbor city awards

The Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Ms Maggie Sotyu will lead the launch of the National Arbor Month campaign in Port Elizabeth on Sunday 1 September 2019

26 Aug 2019Media Advisory:Minister to visit the Mathulini area in Kwazulu-Natal to defuse tensions.

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister, Thoko Didiza and the KwaZuluNatal MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi will visit the area of Mathulini in the KZN south coast to meet with disgruntled groups and community members on Tuesday 27, August 2019

23 Aug 2019Media Statement: Minister meets with MECs of provinces affected by African swine flu.

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms. Thoko Didiza, MP has met with MECâ??s from three provinces that are affected by African Swine Flu in Pretoria, yesterday. The Ministerâ??s meeting was aimed at getting a briefing on the status of the African Swine flu outbreak in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and North West provinces

22 Aug 2019Media Release: Importation of agricultural regulated products into the country during the WEF on Africa event

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) is making a friendly call to all international travellers who will be visiting South Africa for the World Economic Forum on Africa event to be held in South Africa from 04 to 06 September, to comply with the countryâ??s import requirements for agricultural and related regulated products/articles

15 Aug 2019Media Alert: Minister Didiza to participate in the Land Reform Debate in Mpumalanga

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza, MP, will be leading a land reform debate in the province of Mpumalanga

15 Aug 2019Media alert: Minister Didiza to participate in the Land Reform Debate in Mpumalanga

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza, MP, will be leading a land reform debate in the province of Mpumalanga

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