Blockchain provides opportunities to improve government efficiency and develop the new economy Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille and Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer both ga...
Marlenique, a fruit farm and wedding venue just outside of Franschhoek has unveiled a state of the art, floating solar PV system. The system has been installed by New South Energy on the farm’s dam, h...
The Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape is at the forefront of using technology to enhance sustainable farming, and as part of its initiative to embrace the fourth industrial revolution, has...
If you have been affected by disaster - please do the following: Receive the form by mail or hard copy from your Department of Agriculture office or download a copy here: English | Afrikaans. Read t...
THE DROUGHT FACT SHEET FOR THE WESTERN CAPE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR - 2015-2017. Download here. BOREHOLE APPLICATION FORM. Download here. If you have been affected by disaster - please do the following:...
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Ministry of Economic Opportunities
Agriculture, Economic Development and Tourism
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture is primarily responsible for the promotion of agriculture in all its rich diversity in the Western Cape. It provides a wide range of development, research and support services to the agricultural community in the Western Cape.
The department's administrative headquarters are situated on the historic farm, Elsenburg, in the picturesque Boland region. We also render services to new and commercial farmers and agri workers from our regional research farms, Further Education and Training Centres, extension offices and state veterinary offices.