Fin24.com | No reason to explore 100% local food procurement, says agriculture minister

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- howebusinessdaily.com | 4 months ago

Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza has said in a written reply to Members of Parliament that government has not conducted a feasibility study into procuring 100% of food locally and does not deem it necessary to do so.

Didiza‘s written answer was in response to a question from Economic Freedom Fighters MP Patrick Sindane. Sindane asked Didiza whether the department had ever conducted such a study.

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