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Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 27 October 2020

Webinar on wind energy and agriculture and portfolio committees talk small-scale and commercial fisheries and land tenure bill

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We know that collaboration can help grow and transform agriculture in Africa and on Food For Mzansi’s watchlist today is a promising conference and exhibition to explore this concept. The virtual gathering seeks to establish if and how the wind industry and agricultural sector can co-exist.

We are also keeping an eye on various parliamentary meetings, one pertaining the commercial fishing industry and the other a continuation of processing the Upgrading of the Land Tenure Rights Amendment Bill (Ultra Bill).

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Can wind industry and agriculture co-existence?

Africa’s must-attend wind energy event, the Windaba conference and exhibition, is back and inviting you to them virtually today. In its tenth year already, this year’s exhibition seeks to provide industry perspective on how the wind industry can coexist with agriculture.

Find out as Mark Tanton, founder and chief executive officer of Red Cap Energy discusses Redcap’s perspective on the co-existence of the two industries.

The virtual event runs 09:00 to 17:00. Book your delegate pass now: The 10th annual Windaba Conference and Exhibition.

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National Assembly talks fishing industry

 In parliament today, the portfolio committee on environment, forestry and fisheries meets with the commercial fishing industry. In the introductory meeting the department of environment, forestry and fisheries will provide responses on issues raised by small-scale and commercial fisheries.

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The virtual meeting runs from 09:00 to 3:00. Interested individuals may view it on the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa YouTube channel.

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Continuation of processing the Ultra Bill

Also meeting this morning at 09:00 until 12:00 is the portfolio committee on agriculture, land reform and rural development. They will meet for the consideration and adoption of the B-version, public participation report and committee report on the Upgrading of the Land Tenure Rights Amendment Bill (Ultra Bill).

The meeting takes place virtually and is a continuation of processing the Ultra Bill. Interested individuals may view it on the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa YouTube channel.

  • Do you have an upcoming event that should be on Food For Mzansi’s watchlist? Drop us an email to diary@foodformzansi.co.za and we’ll do our best to include it in this weekday feature.
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Duncan Masiwa
Duncan Masiwa
DUNCAN MASIWA is a budding journalist with a passion for telling great agricultural stories. He hails from Macassar, close to Somerset West in the Western Cape, where he first started writing for the Helderberg Gazette community newspaper. Besides making a name for himself as a columnist, he is also an avid poet who has shared stages with artists like Mahalia Buchanan, Charisma Hanekam, Jesse Jordan and Motlatsi Mofatse.
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