Revised Media Advisory
05 April 2020
MINISTER DIDIZA TO ANNOUNCE INTERVENTIONS IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR TO ENSURE CONTINUED PRODUCTION OF FOOD DURING COVID-19 AND BEYOND
Following last week’s announcement of the R1.2 billion COVID-19 disaster fund intervention in the agricultural sector as a response to assist small-scale farmers, Minister Thoko Didiza will pronounce the details of this allocation during a virtual media briefing to be held on Monday, 06 April 2020.
Details of the media briefing are as follows:
Date: Monday, 06 April 2020
Venue: Tshedimosetso House, GCIS Auditorium, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield in Pretoria
Media Participation: Journalists may view the briefing via live streaming on the SA Government Facebook page, Twitter and YouTube channels on the links below.
For interaction journalists may call and pose their questions using the following number 0800 142 446.
SABC will provide pool feed as follows:
– Downlink Frequency 12649.5
– Symbol Rate: 2.7 M/Sym
– Hd 10801 25 H.264 4:2:0
– Rollof factor 5%
– DVB- S2 8psk
– Audio Channel 1 256kbs
Media Enquiries: Mr Reggie Ngcobo on 082 883 2458
Issued by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development