Eric Naki
Political Editor
2 minute read
11 Oct 2019
6:57 am

Rural Safety Strategy widely lauded

Eric Naki

An expert has also welcomed the plan, describing it as a 'positive development'.

Wine farms near Stellenbosch. Picture: Facebook

SA farmers are looking forward to the Rural Safety Strategy, which they have pledged to support as a way to promote agricultural safety in the country. An expert has also welcomed the plan, describing it as a “positive development” as it addressed obstacles around the previous strategy on rural safety. The launch came against a reported drop in farm attacks. According to reports published recently by The Citizen, the attacks affected both white and black farmers. Yesterday both the National African Farmers Union of SA (Nafu SA) and the TLU SA, an agricultural union representing mainly conservative white farmers, said...