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39 government trained Field Rangers placed for jobs within North West Parks Board

22 May 2017

 

Mahikeng: The North West Parks Board (NWPB) an entity of the Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) has appointed and placed 39 Field Rangers at various Parks within the Bokone Bophirima Province as part of the Skills Development Programme. The Field Rangers who have graduated in February this year are young people mainly coming from areas near and adjacent the 15 Game Reserves managed by the Board. The NWPB recently hosted an event to welcome and mark the appointment of the Field Rangers who have completed a one (01) year training course offered by the Southern Africa Wildlife College... read more

Jagersfontein - Food Security Projects handover to Veterans (MKVA) Group

22 May 2017

 

Jagersfontein: he Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) has established five agricultural Projects for the Zeerust based Veteran Group, Luthuli Detachments Primary Agricultural Cooperative. The 27 members are a group of veterans who were part of the armed struggle group that left the country since 1961. With many of them in old age, the Department has vowed to create projects that will help support them and their families... read more

THE DEPARTMENT OF READ TO HANDOVER LUTHULI DETACHMENT PRIMARY AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE

12 MAY 2017

 

Jaggersfointein – MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development, Manketsi Tlhape will handover the Veterans’ R2 million agricultural project at Jaggersfontein’s Kleinsmonsville Farm, Ramotshere Moilwa Local Municipality... read more

FIELD RANGERS WELCOME 2017

09 MAY 2017

 

The North West Parks Board will be host an event to welcome 39 Field Rangers who have completed a 1 year Field Rangers training course offered by the Southern Africa Wildlife College. The event will be led by MEC Manketsi Tlhape of the Department of Rural Environment Agricultural and Development on the 11th May 2017, at the Mmabatho Palms Resort at 11h00... read more

DEPARTMENT OF RURAL, EVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BUDGET VOTE SPEECH 2017/18

02 MAY 2017

 

Mahikeng – MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development, Manketsi Tlhape will deliver the departmental Policy and Budget Vote Speech at the North West Provincial Legislature on Thursday, 04 May 2017 at 09h00... read more

DEPARTMENT TO CELEBRATE AFRICAN WORLD HERITAGE DAY

02 MAY 2017

 

Venterskroon: The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (NW) in partnership with the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Free State) as well as the NW 405 Municipality will host 2017 Africa World Heritage Celebration in Venterskroon Inn in the Vredefort Dome Heritage Site... read more

THE FIRST EVER IN THE COUNTRY, BIODIVERSITY TRANSFORMATION WILDLIFE AUCTION HOSTED BY NORTH-WEST PROVINCE

10 April 2017

 

Rustenburg: The First Mebala Ya Rona Biodiversity Transformation Wildlife Auction was held on Friday, 10th March 2017 at Molokwane Lodge & Conference Centre in Rustenburg, Kgetleng Local Municipality within the jurisdiction of the Bojanala District. Following the many other critical hindrances to growth and transformation of the Sector, the auction culminated official launch of the Roma-Nna Legacy Foundation to address the key funding challenges to the development of the new entrants projects... read more