MINISTER DIDIZA TO ANNOUNCE INTERVENTIONS IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR TO ENSURE CONTINUED PRODUCTION OF FOOD DURING COVID-19 AND BEYOND-05 April 2020


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

Time: 13:00

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.

 

Facebook: http://facebook.com/GovernmentZA

 

Twitter: http://twitter.com/GovernmentZA

 

YouTube: http://youtube.com/GovernmentZA

 

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