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'We must make agriculture sexy for the young people,' says Thoko Didiza

20 June 2019 5:14 PM
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Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Thoko Didiza
The minister says agriculture needs to be looked at as more than just production.

Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Fisheries Thoko Didiza says if land reform is handled correctly, it will bring a new conversation in the country and unite everyone.

Speaking to Joanne Joseph on the Afternoon Drive Show, Didiza says they need to make agriculture sexy.

Land reform in the world always happens because it is about restructuring depending on the needs.

Thoko Didiza, Minister - Agriculture, land reform and fisheries

Land reform for me, I think the history of our country and the history of disposition that is one of the injustices we have to correct as the president said.

Thoko Didiza, Minister - Agriculture, land reform and fisheries

We need to shift our understanding of looking at agriculture as a sector, as a primary production only but rather look at the value chain of agriculture.

Thoko Didiza, Minister - Agriculture, land reform and fisheries

Listen to the full interview below...


This article first appeared on 702 : 'We must make agriculture sexy for the young people,' says Thoko Didiza


20 June 2019 5:14 PM
Tags:
Agriculture
Land reform
agricultural sector
Land Reform Department
land reform beneficiaries
Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Thoko Didiza

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