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Department of Rural Development and Land reform led by acting director general Ms Rendani Sadiki to visit Matsila community projects with members of the national house of traditional leaders

The Minister for Rural Development and Land Reform, Mme Maite Nkoana Mashabane have initiated a study tour for members of the House of Traditional Leaders representative of all provinces to undertake a bench marking study to Matsila village as part of integrated developmental programme of the department.

The tour will be led by the Acting Director General, Ms Rendani Sadiki, accompanied by members of department’s executive management from the three land reform programmes, namely Land Restitution, Land Redistribution and Tenure Administration.

The planned visit to Matsila community projects in Limpopo is to enable the Executive of the department to look into the development model of this community so as to be able to strategise on appropriate service delivery model for the department.

The community is running a variety of projects on vegetable farming, livestock, egg production and visual arts projects on cultural pottery, wood carving and cultural paintings under Matsila Community Development Trust.

The acting DG’s entourage includes Members of Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders from other provinces and are expected to share experiences and lessons on how traditional leaders should play a meaningful role in community development to benefit their people through job creation and economic development opportunities.

 

Details of the event are as follows:

Date : 29 October 2018

Venue : Matsila village, Vhembe District, Limpopo

Time : 9:00

 

Members of the media are invited to cover the executives’ site visit and for RSVP and media enquiries contact the following official:

 

Mr Avhashoni Magada: Communication Services, Tell: 015 230 5040, Cell: 0824657848, Email Nicholas.Magada@drdlr.gov.za

 

Issued by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform: Ms. Phuti Mabelebele - Chief Directorate: Strategic Communications - Cell: 083 4007106/ 076 402 7521| Eviction Toll-free Number 0800 007 095 I Phuti.mabelebele@drdlr.gov.za I www.drdlr.gov.za


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