Media Release

Date ReleasedHeadingMedia
10 Nov 2021Media Release: Message from the Minister

The Ministry would like to thank all of you, staff members, for your contribution to the celebration of national days in 2021, in particular Youth Day and Womenâ??s Day. These two national days enabled us to focus on the role of women and youth in strengthening our national food systems

08 Nov 2021Media Release: The Department warns members of the public about fake news regarding bananas containing helicobacter imported from Somalia

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) condemns, with the strongest possible terms, the fake news about imported bananas from Somalia. There is no banana importation that recently took place through any of our ports of entry from Somalia

05 Nov 2021Media Release: Minister Didiza welcomes new Director-General to the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms. Thoko Didiza, (MP) is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Mooketsa Ramasodi as the new Director-General for the Department

03 Nov 2021Media Release: The Department warns members of the public of COVID-19 relief fund scam

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development would like to warn members of the public, especially farmers, of unscrupulous and faceless people that are parading as government officials

25 Oct 2021Media Release: Celebration of World Food Day with female farmworkers in Cederberg, Western Cape

On the 15th of October each year, the United Nations celebrates International Day for Rural Women. This was a deliberate decision by the United Nations to remind us of the role that rural women play in strengthening rural communities, who in the main rely on agriculture for their survival

25 Oct 2021Media Advisory: Minister Didiza to embark on stakeholder engagement with farm workers in Cederberg Municipality, Western Cape

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD), Ms Thoko Didiza, will on Monday, 25 October 2021 host stakeholder engagement with farm workers and farm workers NGOs in Cederberg Municipality, Western Cape Province| key messages | programme

13 Oct 2021Media Advisory: Minister Didiza to commemorate World Food Day 2021

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD), Ms Thoko Didiza, will on 15th October 2021 commemorate World Food Day (WFD) 2021| invitation | key messages | programme | webinar recording

04 Oct 2021Media Invite: Deputy Minister Skwatsha to engage with Kwanokuthula small-scale farmers and Uniondale farmworkers

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Mr Mcebisi Skwatsha (MP), will meet with KwaNokuthula small-scale farmers to discuss farming issues that they face. The deputy minister is also expected to meet with farmworkers of the Uniondale area

08 Sep 2021Media Release: Minister Didiza saddened by the death of two farmworkers in the Western Cape car crash

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms. Thoko Didiza, MP is saddened by the death of two (2) farmworkers this morning in a fatal car accident between Grabouw and Villiersdorp in the Western Cape

25 Aug 2021Media Release: Minister Didiza appoints the Ministerial task team on Animal Biosecurity

The Minister Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Ms. Thoko Didiza, MP has appointed a Ministerial Task Team on Animal Biosecurity with special emphasis on Foot and Mouth Disease, African Swine Fever and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

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