Minister Nkwinti to Visit Agri Park Project
Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti is expected to conduct a site inspection at the Agri Park project in Springbokpan, in the North West this week.
The department is working with various stakeholders, including organised agriculture, to establish 27 Agri Parks across the country in order to kick-start rural economic transformation in the identified areas.
Three Agri Parks have been identified for the province of North West.
“The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has been mandated to create sustainable rural communities across the country through its Comprehensive Rural Development Programme. To achieve this mandate, the department embarked on developing a fresh approach to rural development,” said the department in a statement.
The department said agriculture was a catalyst for growth and food security.
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