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  1.  KZN Applications: Interventions to assist the Agricultural Sector during COVID-19 
  2. PLAS Vendor Maintenance Form: Page1 & Page2
  3. PSJ Group Winter Planting Programme 
  4. COVID-19 Agric Disaster Support Documents
  5. COVID 19 Food System Impact 

  1. Minister Didiza extends the validity period of vouchers for the collection of inputs by successful farmers for the COVID-19 Agricultural Relief Fund
  2. Temporary Closure of the departmental offices due to cases of COVID-19
  3. Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on South Africa’s response to the Coronavirus Pandemic as of 17 June 2020
  4. President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Virtual 
  5. Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity Against COVID-19
  6. Virtual Cabinet Meeting held on 10 June 2020
  7. Dept of Transport Disaster Management Amendment Act, 2002_No 615 as of 30 May 2020
  8. Dept of Transport Disaster Management Amendment Act, 2002_No 614 as of 30 May 2020
  9. Dept of Transport Disaster Management Amendment Act, 2002_No 613 as of 30 May 2020
  10. Employment and Labour highlights by Minister Nxesi
  11. Disaster Management Act 2002 Amendment Section 27(2);
  12. Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on call for a day of prayer on Coronavirus as of 26 May 2020
  13. COVID-19 Address by the President
  14. Minister Didiza announces the outcome of the COVID-19 Agricultural Disaster Fund application process
  15. Statement on the Special Cabinet Meeting of 12 and 13 May 2020
  16. Statement by the President on SA response to Coronavirus Pandemic - 13 May 2020
  17. Update on the Foot-and-Mouth Disease outbreak in Limpopo
  18. The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development announces the opening of Deeds Offices across the country
  19. Minister Didiza announces the outbreak of African Swine Fever in the Eastern Cape Province
  20. Update on the reopening of deeds offices across the country
  21. Minister Mbalula urges caution as the grace period for interprovincial travel draws to a close
  22. The Presidency confirms a positive case of COVID-19 on one of its essential staff
  23. Abundant-grain-harvest-in-2020
  24. South Africa’s fifth break-bulk reefer citrus shipment to Japan and China departs today
  25. Risk Adjusted Strategy Regulations
  26. Minister Didiza announces the way forward upon closure of COVID-19 intervention application process
  27. Minister Thoko Didiza participated at the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting on COVID-19
  28. Statement by Minister Angela Thokozile Didiza, MP at the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting
  29. Request for Expression of Interest (REI) to supply farmers with production inputs: Covid-19 Disaster Intervention Programme
  30. Call for Applications: Covid-19 Agricultural Disaster Support Fund for Smallholder and Communal Farmers
  31. DSBD calls-out to local SMMES and Cooperatives in the clothing textile, fashion design, tailor making business to participate as suppliers of cloth face masks for the general public and essential service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic
  32. Social Development Acting Director-General clarifies partnership with the Church of Scientology over fumigation
  33. Interventions to assist the Agricultural Sector during covid-19
  34. Speaking notes by Minister Didiza: A message to the Agriculture and Food Sector of South Africa
  35. Update-on-Agriculture-and-Food-Supply-Sector-Value-Chain-COVID-19
  1. Amendments to Level 3 Regulations as of 17 June 2020
  2. COVID-19 Level 3 _ Stay Safe
  3. Department of Transport Summary of Alert Level 3 regulations
  4. DMRE Summary of Alert Level 3 regulations
  5. Employment and Labour highlights by Minister Nxesi
  6. Summary of Alert Level 3 – Risk based approach to contain the spread of COVID-19
  7. Summary of Alert Level 3 as of 28 May 
  8. COVID-19 President's address as of 26 May 2020
  9. COVID-19 Summary Alert of Level 4 and 3
  10. COVID-19 Level 3 Summary Alert
  11. Wearing a masks
  12.  Highlights of the speech by President - 13 May 2020
  13. Four precautions to follow to avoid being infected
  14. COVID-19 _ Employer Responsibility
  15. Save the Academic Year
  16. Summary Alert Level 4 - COVID-19
  17. Level 4 SA COVID-19 Regulations
  18. COVID-19 Updates as of 25 April 2020
  19. COVID-19 Updates as of 23 April 2020
  20. Day to Day slides
  21. COVID-19 Messages by the President
  22. Together we can beat Corona
  23. Read to lead
  24. Stay home, save South Africa
  25. Call centres and hotlines
  26. Interventions for the Tourism Sector
  27. Lockdown Regulations 
  28. Fake News


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