Awareness by the Minister of a growing Trend by African Countries to secure South African Farmers for Agricultural Projects and Commercial Farming in their respective Countries
FOR ORAL REPLY
QUESTION NO: 16 (CO87E)
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 1-2012 OF 6 MARCH 2012
Mrs EV van Lingen (DA-WP) to ask the Minister of International Relations and Co-operation:
Whether the Minister has been informed of a growing trend by African countries to secure South African farmers for (a) Agricultural projects and (b) commercial farming in their respective countries;
if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?
(a)-(b) The Minister is aware of a growing trend by African countries to recruit South African farmers for agricultural projects and commercial farming in the Republic of the Congo, Nigeria and Burkina Faso.