06 August 2020 - NW1656
Montwedi, Mr Mk to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
What total number of farmer categories has her department assisted since the beginning of the lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19?
The Department did not assist farmers to curb the spread of Covid-19.However, the Department provided the following Personal Protective Equipment and hygiene products to farm workers to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
- 400 000 disposable face masks.
- 400 000 bars of soap.
- 200 000 reusable cloth masks.