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Mazista boosts fresh vegetable gardens

26 September 2016


Mazista: Efforts to rid North West communities off hunger and poverty are yielding positive results. The Mazista Community in Kgetleng Local Municipality has hailed the recent food security projects effort of the Department of Rural Environment and Agricultural Development. Many of the households gardens have grown and families are feeding and selling from them... read more

Young farmer wins it for Bokone Bophirima

31 August 2016


Mahikeng: Nthabiseng Kgobokoe a young farmer from Mahikeng in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District has once more upheld the pride of Bokone Bophirima during the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) Female Entrepreneur Awards (FEA) held at The Ranch Protea in Polokwane, Limpopo. The awards are aimed at rewarding the efforts and contribution of women, youth and people with disabilities in matters of food security, job creation, economic growth and poverty alleviation and they are part and parcel of an effort in acknowledging and rewarding women entrepreneurs during the Women’s Month and beyond... read more

MEC Tlhape engages directly with the public.

31 August 2016


As part of the Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government concerted efforts to accelerate service delivery, the Setsokotsane Operation Centre opened its lines to community members to engage directly with the MECs... read more

Youth agriculture Project brings hope for Manyeledi rural community

23 August 2016


Manyeledi - The Bokamoso Agricultural Innovation hub has turned the tide against unemployment for the young people of Kagisano Molopo Local Municipality. The Manyeledi village based foundation having realised poverty within the village has launched an agricultural innovation hub employing at least six full time employees... read more

Department honours farmer entrepreneurs

16 August 2016


Christiana - The MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development, Manketsi Tlhape says the 2016 DAFF Female Entrepreneur Awards are a befitting gesture to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Women’s march.... read more