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Bokone Bophirima to host the third Agricultural Growth and Investment Show

Monday , 13 November 2017

 

Mahikeng: The North West Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ), will host the 2017 Bokone Bophirima Agricultural Growth and Investment Show from 21 to 24 November 2017. This follows the great success of the first and second shows in 2015 and 2016 respectively which enabled the department to showcase its multiple expertises from research, veterinary, training and other commodities. ... read more

WILDLIFE, BIODIVERSITY SECTOR TRANSFORMS BOKONE BOPHIRIMA ECONOMY

01 November 2017

 

MORULENG: MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ), Manketsi Tlhape described the 2nd Annual Mebala Ya Rona Biodiversity Conference as an important platform to explore innovative solutions, mobilise intellectual and capital resources and chart an integrated and collaborative course towards accelerated growth in the wildlife and biodiversity eco-system. The conference was held from 26-28 October 2017, at Bakgatla Game Resort at the Pilanesberg National Park in Moses Kotane Local Municipality of the Bojanala Platinum District.... read more

VTSD BENEFITS FROM LIVESTOCK AUCTION

18 October 2017

 

Mabeskraal: A fifth Livestock auction has been launched to benefit the Bokone Bophirima Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies. The Mabeskraal Livestock Auction pens launch is the latest milestone adding to the successful opening of auction pens through the North West Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ), across the province. A total of 356 livestock was sold and a total turnover of R1, 5 million was reached during this launch which was held recently... read more

LAUNCH OF THE SECOND MEBALA YA RONA BIODIVERSITY CONFERENCE

18 October 2017

 

Moruleng, Bokone Bophirima Province, 17 October 2017: The MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development, Manketsi Tlhape and the Bokone Bophirima Premier, Supra Mahumapelo will host the 2nd MebalaYa Rona Biodiversity Conference. The three days conference which will be hosted under the theme: "Business of nature", seeks to offer new solutions to challenges faced by wildlife and biodiversity sectors in the country... read more

Mabeskraal Livestock Auction Pens official launch

09 October 2017

 

Mabeskraal: The MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ), Manketsi Tlhape is set to officially launch the Mabeskraal Livestock Auction Pens to mark yet another milestone in the efforts of the department to bring livestock markets closer to rural communities... read more

Department to intensify food security and rural development investment

03 October 2017

 

Derby: MEC for the Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ), Manketsi Tlhape, will lead the celebration of World Food Day as part of intensifying efforts of the department towards food security and rural Development. The day will be celebrated under the theme: ““Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development”” ... read more