December 11, 2018

Western Cape farmers’ water allocations restored

Gugile Nkwinti, the Minister of the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), recently announced that farmers in the Western Cape would soon be allocated 90% of the water volume they were receiving before the province was […]
November 26, 2018

Agriculture and tourism sectors take a hit from persistent drought

The South Coast Chamber of Commerce and Industry(SCCCI) has had to learn to roll with the punches brought on by persistent drought that dealt deciding blows on the agriculture and tourism sectors, the Province’s mainstay revenue generators. The […]
October 29, 2018

Drought conditions still pervasive in Eastern Cape, despite rain

Farmers in parts of South Africa’s second largest province, the Eastern Cape, were still suffering under hot, dry conditions and water restrictions, while others had received improved rainfall. Doug Stern, Agri Eastern Cape (Agri EC) president, […]
October 19, 2018
Pakhouse Drought Relief

Almost R1 billion allocated to Western Cape drought relief

The Western Cape is set to receive R974 million from National Treasury and the National Disaster Management Centre for disaster recovery programmes and projects. According to Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development […]