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Minister to handover the Mantusini Dairy Project in Port St Johns - Eastern Cape
The Minister of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Gugile Nkwinti will on Friday 22 July 2016 handover a state-of- art Dairy parlour, to the community of Mantusini near Port St. Johns in the Eastern Cape under the One Household-One Hectare programme.

About 400 households, who are rightful owners of the land on which the project operates will be benefiting through the programme. This initiative is part of the Department’s Strategy on Rural Agrarian Economic Transformation aimed at poverty alleviation; job creation and the creation of sustainable community-owned enterprises. The minister will also present a herd of dairy cows to the community, which will also serve to boost the production of dairy products.

The state-of-the-art dairy parlour has been constructed by the Department in partnership with the provincial Department of Agriculture and other stakeholders

Members of the Media are invited as follows:

Date : 22 July 2016 
Venue : Mantusi, Port St. Johns
Time : 11h00

For RSVP and further information regarding the event kindly contact the following officials:
Ms Thabile Mehlomakhulu: Communication Services
Tel: (043) 700 7000, Cell: 073 696 3309
Mr Tshepo Diale: Communication Services
Tel (012) 312 8376, Cell: 071 850 1751
 
Issued by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Enquiries: Ms Linda Page – Chief Director: Tel: +27 12 312 9319 | Cell: 083 4604 482/ 071 334 3479| Eviction Toll-free Number 0800 007 095 I linda.page@drdlr.gov.za I www.drdlr.gov.za

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