Minister for Rural Development and Land Reform Mr Gugile Nkwinti will on Friday 24 November 2017 handover the Gallawater Farm near Queenstown in the Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape. The Gallawater farm has been identified for allocation to beneficiaries under the One Household One Hectare programme.
The minister will be joined by the Chris Hani District Mayor and other local politicians. The One Household One Hectare Programme is part of the department's strategy to combat poverty in rural areas and bring unused state land into production. One hundred and two (102) households will benefit from this project. The program is being rolled out to rural communities in all nine provinces; it is part of efforts to transform the rural economy.
The event will take place as follows:
Venue : Gallawater Farm, outside Whittlesea
Date : 24 November 2017
Time : 10H00