MINISTER DIDIZA TO HOST A VIRTUAL DIALOGUE WEBINAR WITH FEMALE FARMERS IN THE SECTOR-31 August


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Webinar programme-Womans Agri-31 August

Media Advisory

28 August 2020

MINISTER DIDIZA TO HOST A VIRTUAL DIALOGUE WEBINAR WITH FEMALE FARMERS IN THE SECTOR

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza (MP), will host a virtual dialogue webinar on Monday, 31 August 2020. The dialogue will feature female farmers as they reflect on their journey in the sector, under this year’s theme: “Realising women’s rights for an equal future”.

Some of the topics to be addressed on the day’s programme include the role of youth in agriculture during Covid-19, the agro-processing value chain in job creation and gender-based violence in agriculture.

Details of the webinar are as follows:

Date: Monday, 31 August 2020

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

Venue: Microsoft Teams

Media Participation: Journalists may view the webinar on a Microsoft Teams link by confirming attendance before 12:00 on Monday to Piwe Mbiko on 072 937 2337 or email .

For interaction, journalists may text or call and pose their questions using the same contact details.

For media enquiries, contact Mr Reggie Ngcobo on 082 883 2458

Issued by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development