On Monday, (2 October 2017), the Western Cape Government will provide an update on avian influenza and the province’s response plan to the outbreak.

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will host a media briefing on the status of the outbreak. He will be joined by the Western Cape Government team who are driving the province-wide response plan to mitigate the impact of avian influenza on our agriculture sector.

Feedback points will include:

  • Update on latest cases
  • Draft economic impact
  • Potential socio-economic impact
  • Potential environmental mitigation steps


Date: Monday, 2 October 2017
Time: 12pm
Venue: Ministry of Economic Opportunities, 142 Long Street, Cape Town

For media queries, kindly contact:

Bronwynne Jooste
Spokesperson: Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities
Responsible for Tourism, Economic Development and Agriculture
Western Cape Government
142 Long Street, Cape Town

Tel: 021 483 3550
Cell: 060 970 4301
Email: bronwynne.jooste@westerncape.gov.za
Website: www.westerncape.gov.za
Twitter: bronwynnejooste