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SA set to import R2m worth of grains due to drought

| Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana chats to 702’s John Robbie about government initiatives to help crop farmers in an effort to make up for the drought.

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa is expected to import R2 million worth of grains this year, in an effort to make up for the impact of the drought, which has resulted in shortfalls for crop farmers.

The agricultural sector has lost R16 billion due to the drought.

Listen to the Soundcloud above as 702's John Robbie speaks to Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana about this important matter.

To read an article on this topic, click here.

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