North West ready to launch agri-parks
Author: Edwin Tshivhidzo
Three agri-parks have been identified for the North West province which are Springbokpan, Moretele and Vryburg.
Economically viable sites in all 27 priority districts have been identified across the country for the construction of agri-parks and R2 billion has been made available for the agri-park initiative, of which 1% will go into capacity building especially in municipalities.
The establishment of the agri-parks follows a pronouncement by President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation address earlier this year when he committed government to promoting agri-parks and transforming rural economies.
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