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Government to recapitalise the Land Bank
Government will also be allocating R3 billion to recapitalise the Land Bank. This Bank holds 29 per cent of South Africa’s agricultural debt. The National Treasury is supporting the Land Bank find a solution to its default and craft a long‐term restructuring plan.
24 June 2020
Technology Win in Fight For Food Security
The food crisis in Kenya worsens every day. Already struggling with climate change, farmers like me also have suffered from flooding and a devastating plague of locusts.
07 June 2020
Livestock Industry Sets Record Straight on Spread of COVID-19
“Our world needs the contributions of livestock. Globally, 1.3 billion people depend on livestock for their employment, while billions more rely on livestock to provide food for their families."
05 June 2020
Livestock operations are becoming more efficient with new high-tech gadgets. This section includes new products and technology available for cattle, dairy, pork, and poultry operations.
Amendment to Schedule 1 of the Meat Safety Act
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) gazetted a document for public consultation on the 28th February 2020 which seeks to gather inputs on the intended amendment to the schedule 1 of the Meat Safety Act, 2000 (Act No. 40 of 2000)(“the Act”).
African Swine Fever Update
Following the first-ever case of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Eastern Cape, the veterinary services have been conducting extensive epidemiological investigations and visiting the affected areas to establish the extent of the outbreak.....