FOR YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
ADM TO HOST 6TH AGRI EXPO
ADM HEADQUARTERS, 21 NOVEMBER 2017
The Amathole District Municipality (ADM) with its local Municipalities, the Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform and farmers will host the 6th ADM Agricultural Expo at Ncumisa Kondlo hall in Ngqushwa Local Municipality on the 22nd and 23rd November 2017. This event is aimed at providing all six (6) local municipalities under the ADM and BCMM jurisdiction the opportunity to showcase and market their agricultural products, the Agri Expo further creates a networking platform for farmers in order to improve their products.
In line with the national government’s Centenary celebration of the legendary OR Tambo, the Agri Expo is themed: Agricultural Development in the context of developmental Local Government: Going back to basics to bridge the gap between the produce and market opportunities in recognition of the year of OR Tambo. Farmers from all ADM six (6) local municipalities and BCMM will have an opportunity to display their state of agriculture through exhibitions. Key role players within the agricultural sector will also attend. In addition, Government will use this opportunity to identify challenges confronting emerging farmers by engaging with farmers and observing the quality of products displayed.
Amongst the dignitaries who will be hosted by the ADM Executive Mayor, Cllr Nomfusi Nxawe, will be the Honourable Premier Phumulo Masualle. Sector Departments and State Owned Entities will also be on site to provide free basic services to the farmers and the general public as part of government’s initiative of ‘services on wheels’.
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend and cover this prestigious event. Issued by the ADM Communications and Customer Care Unit.
Also visit www.amathole.gov.za
#OperationMaliphale #SaveWater #SaveLives