Food summit held in Richards Bay

2008-05-26 00:00

In response to the global food price crisis, the KZN Agriculture and Environmental Affairs Department will host a three-day summit on strengthening agricultural co-operatives and food security programmes.

The summit will be held at the Zululand Chamber of Business Foundation in Richards Bay from today to Thursday.

KZN MEC for Agriculture and Environmental Affairs Mtholephi Mthimkhulu said the conference was timely as it was incumbent on government to institute measures that will mitigate the unintended consequences of the current global food price crisis.

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