Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries.

Pension Fund for Domestic Workers Under Consideration

Department of Labour

Labour minister Mildred Oliphant hinted at further improvements in the working conditions of domestic workers.

In a written reply to a question in parliament, the minister said she had approved a proposed bill to be submitted to cabinet which amended the Compensation Fund Act to include domestic workers.

Updated Plant Variety Journal Published

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has published the latest plant variety journal.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37979 / 709 of 12 September 2014) the journal is compiled on a quarterly basis.

Call for Market Information on Maize Industry

National Agricultural Marketing Council

The maize and wheat forums are calling for regular updates on the amount of maize and wheat produced, imported and exported in South Africa.

In Government Gazette 37958, the National Agricultural Marketing Council is calling for comment on the proposal.