Race-based water plan will destroy agriculture: Agri SA CEO

CEO Christo van der Rheede says government should rather manage water more effectively and efficiently

11 June 2023 - 00:00 By CHRIS BARRON

Christo van der Rheede, CEO of South Africa's largest agricultural federation, Agri SA, says the government's recently published draft rules introducing black shareholding requirements for new water use licences have less to do with transformation than with next year's elections, and will be “devastating” for local food production...

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