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Card image 29 November 2021 Food for Mzansi

The reality is that farmworkers die with nothing

“The reality that farmworkers can die with nothing. Their lives can end just like that while they spent their whole

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Card image 14 November 2021 IOL

Women want land, De Lille told

Farm workers wanted to engage Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille on land

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Card image 02 November 2021 Food for Mzansi

Enough with violating farm worker rights

Intimidation, forced labour, gender-based violence, gender disparity, farm evictions, poor living conditions and absent occupational safety and health systems. These are some of the issues and challenges farmworkers still face, and agriculture, land reform and rural development minister Thoko...

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Card image 25 October 2021 IOL

Farmworkers’ children should join sector by choice, not circumstances, says Didiza

Minister Thoko Didiza held a stakeholder engagement with female farmworkers and NGOs in commemoration of World Food Day in Cederberg municipality, Western Cape.

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Card image 21 September 2021 IOL

Farmworkers reaping rich pickings from donated land

The community is building a village of the future

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Card image 06 September 2021 Food for Mzansi

How to talk to employees about mandatory vaccination

The discussion can no longer be avoided. But at least having a discussion with their staff will be of critical importance to farmers and agribusiness owners. Experts emphasise that a top-down enforcement is a no go.

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Card image 20 August 2021 Food for Mzansi

Women still face challenges despite equality gains

A recent study on gender equality in agriculture found that women experience prejudice, sexism, lack of confidence, motherhood and childcare to be challenges in the workplace.

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Card image 29 July 2021 GroundUp

Farm dwellers and emerging farmers clash, with government at the centre, over land allocation

Families that have resided on Bapsfontein farm for many decades fear eviction.

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Card image 07 June 2021 GroundUp

Activist accused of harassment agrees to apologise to Robertson farmers

Farmer says in court papers he may have suffered “economic harm” because of the activist

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Card image 19 May 2021 Daily Maverick

Farmworker transport: Nobody should go to work fearing for their life, industry stakeholders agree

The Western Cape legislature has heard that solutions must be devised to help curb accidents related to transporting farmworkers.

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After two years of intense campaigning to get our parliament to adopt the Climate Justice Charter as per section 234 of South Africa's constitution, parliament has treated us with contempt and ignored our demand. The climate crisis has begun.

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