MEC monitors drought relief

2016-03-16 06:00
FROM the left are Senzeni Zokwana (minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries), Lucky Letimela (a local farmer) and Norman Shushu (Northern Cape MEC for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development) during their visit to Borrelskop. Photos: Christiaan Cloete

FROM the left are Senzeni Zokwana (minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries), Lucky Letimela (a local farmer) and Norman Shushu (Northern Cape MEC for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development) during their visit to Borrelskop. Photos: Christiaan Cloete

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SENZENI ZOKWANA, minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, on Friday (11/03) visited farmers from the area of Barkly West, Delportshoop and Windsorton who had been affected by the drought.

The aim of the visit was to monitor progress made on the provision of drought relief measures.

Zokwana was accompanied by Norman Shushu, Northern Cape MEC for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.

They distributed animal feed and water tanks during their visit.

Zokwana said that he was satisfied with the progress that had been made by local farmers following one of the worst droughts ever in the Barkly West area.

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