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Minister Didiza and Minister Patel to launch the Agri-Industrial Fund
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Minister Didiza and Minister Patel to launch the Agri-Industrial Fund 

17 March 2021

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza (MP), together with Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel will tomorrow launch the Agri-Industrial Fund with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). 

This grant aims to support the development and expansion of the agricultural sector by assisting qualifying black producers/investees in developing, expanding, acquiring and integrating operations in prioritised value chains. Among other goals, the grant is envisaged to accelerate land redistribution, increase exports and contribute towards economic growth and job creation.  

Details of the launch are as follows:
Date: Thursday, 18 March 2021
Time: 10:00-11:30

Link to the event: https://www.corpcam.com/IDC18032021 


For media enquiries please contact Mr Reggie Ngcobo, Media Liaison Officer and Spokesperson on 0662980980 or mlo.minister@dalrrd.gov.za

Issued by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development


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