The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) will embark on a series of provincial stakeholder engagement sessions from 19 February 2016, as part of ongoing drought relief measures by the government. The minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, and deputy minister, Bheki Cele, will visit drought-affected areas.
To commence the stakeholder engagement programme, Cele will visit Limpopo on Friday, 19 February 2016, where they will distribute relief items such as animal feed and water tanks. Other provinces that he will visit during this period, include North West, Gauteng and the Western Cape. The dates for these visits will be communicated in due course.