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Ivan Meyer calls on companies to support farm workers

Ivan Meyer calls on retail companies who benefitted from Black Friday to support the farmers and farm workers

Johan Arnoldus Gauls FarmingMinister Meyer with emerging farmer, Johan Arnoldus of Gauls Farming, Matjiesvlei. (Image source: Western Cape Government)

“I am calling on all major retail companies who benefitted massively from Black Friday to back government and agricultural organisations’ drought relief efforts.”

The drought continues to threaten farmers and farm workers putting food security at great risk across South Africa.

Around 37 per cent of rural communities in South Africa are affected by drought with the Western Cape, Northern Cape, Eastern Cape and Limpopo being hit the worst. Now is the time to support our farmers and farm workers to avoid a Black Christmas.


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