The Department of Economic Opportunities, in the Western Cape, said poultry farms in that province have now been infection-free for a month.
The United States has given the Western Cape government R10-million, which will contribute to the province’s efforts to produce cleaner energy.
The MEC for Economic Opportunities in the Western Cape, Alan Winde, said the promotion of the province’s Halal industry had become a key priority for his department.
The MEC for Economic Opportunities in the Western Cape, Alane Winde, said considerable progress was being made with that province’s Garden Route Rebuild Initiative.
Winde said there were several factors which would influence the direction of the local economy, if and when the United Kingdom does actually decide to leave the European Union, as is the wish of voters in the United Kingdom.
The funding will form part of the Department of Economic Opportunities’ Comprehensive Agriculture Support Programme (CASP).
The announcement was made by Kenya Airways on Tuesday morning, confirming that direct flights between the Livingstone and Cape Town airports would commence at the start of July.
MEC Alan Winde said there were now 214 000 workers employed in the Western Cape agricultural sector.