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OFFICIAL SEND OFF FOR NW AND MPUMALANGA DAFF FEA 2016 WINNERS – KENYA FIELD TRIP

13 January 2017

 

Mahikeng- The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) will host an official send-off ceremony for the North West and Mpumalanga DAFF (Department of Forestry and Fisheries) National 2016 Female Entrepreneurs Awards winners... read more

Potchefstroom College of Agriculture set to confer successful graduates

07 December 2016

 

Potchefstroom: The Potchefstroom College of Agriculture will on Friday, 09 December confer the class of 2016 graduates. 49 graduates have completed threeyear Diploma in Mixed Agriculture... read more

RESPECT SMALL BEGINNINGS - MEC URGES MAZISTA COMMUNITY

07 December 2016

 

Mazista - The North West Department of Rural Environment and Agricultural Development (READ)'s partnership of food security efforts with Diageo Consulting, a private company specialising with consumer goods is a force to be reckoned with... read more

MAZISTA COMMUNAL GARDEN PROJECT HANDOVER

28 November 2016

 

Mazista - The MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development, Manketsi Tlhape will lead Handover of the Mazista Communal Garden Project. The project is a vegetable garden and an indigenous chickens' initiative which is set to benefit local households... read more

MEDIA ARTICLE - ALERT OF POSSIBLE ESCAPED LIONS

02 November 2016

 

Mahikeng: The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development reports that one animal was neutralized and it seemed all animals were counted for in the facilities, after the search was called off at midday last Saturday... read more

MEDIA ARTICLE - ALERT OF POSSIBLE ESCAPED LIONS

02 November 2016

 

Mahikeng: The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development reports that one animal was neutralized and it seemed all animals were counted for in the facilities, after the search was called off at midday last Saturday... read more

MEDIA ARTICLE - ALERT OF POSSIBLE ESCAPED LIONS

28 October 2016

 

We at the Directorate of Biodiversity Management, within the Department of Rural, Environment & Agricultural Development would like to issue an alert for citizens to be aware of, and be on the vigilant for lions that may have escaped from a facility somewhere in the triangle between the towns of Zeerust, Groot Marico and Lichtenburg... read more

NW FARMERS ALL SET FOR A NEW CROPPING SEASON

19 October 2016

 

Manamolela: Farmers in the North West province are ready to hit the ground running. This follows the department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) launching the 2016 cropping season. Led by Premier Supra Mahumapelo and READ MEC Manketsi Tlhape, the launch was set to provide a platform for government to debut the planting season and to announce its assistance to subsistence farmers in the province... read more

RAIN PRAYER DAY AND LAUNCH OF 2016/2017 CROPPING SEASON

19 October 2016

 

Premier Supra Mahumapelo and MEC Manketsi Tlhape will launch the Letsema le Bolotse 2016 cropping season.. read more

LETSEMA LE BOLOTSE 2016 CROPPING SEASON

17 October 2016

 

Manamolela - Premier of the North West Province, Supra Obakeng Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo and MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ), Ms Manketsi Tlhape together with the national Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) will launch Letsema Le Bolotse 2016 cropping season. 240 farmers are set to benefit from the R38 million project aimed putting agriculture at the apex of economic development in the Province as well as to deal with the triple challenges of Inequality, poverty and unemployment... read more