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Mr Cyril Xaba

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MEC Xaba's visit to the Mizpah Silo plant

Agriculture is an economic development catalyst and it is imperative to look into the development of farming infrastructure such as silos.

Senseless Murder of Hluhluwe Farmer, Terrence Rizzato

KZN MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Cyril Xaba, expressed his outrage at the news of yet another farm murder.

Annual Research Technology Transfer Symposium    

MEC for KZN Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Cyril Xaba, praised the role that researchers have played in enhancing agriculture, as their work has been the backbone of agriculture in ensuring that our farms remain productive and our people have food.
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Visit with Dairy Farmers in the Harry Gwala District
During a visit to dairy farms in the province, Mr Cyril Xaba, MEC for KZN Agriculture and Rural Development, revealed that the schools nutrition programme would include milk products in its menu commencing 1 April 2015.    
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MEC Cyril Xaba's statement on the current drought conditions

KZN MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Cyril Xaba has ensured that his Department is working with the Provincial Agricultural Drought Steering Committee and Farmers Associations to carry out Local Municipality Drought Assessments to determine the extent of drought related losses and the needs of individual farmers and communities.

Events Gallery

28 February 2015 :

Meeting with Madzikane Community Trust & Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
Ncalu Lodge, Ixopo


11 March 2015 : Farmers' Day Kokstad Research Farm
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Drought Monitor Map

Foot and Mouth Disease
MEC Cyril Xaba's Interview

Seasonal Climate Watch
 NAC advisory - 2014/15 summer season 
Climate Change and Disaster Management

DARD Projects