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ECRDA rolls out major commercial sheep production drive in Ntabankulu

November, 27, 2014: The Eastern Cape Rural Development Agency (ECRDA) today handed over 80 sheep rams to 95 livestock farmers in a major commercial sheep production drive in the Eastern Cape village of Mnceba in Ntabankulu some two hours from Mthatha. The commercial...

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Vision and mission of the ECRDA

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vision and mission of ECRDA


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Farmers are supported so that they can effectively compete in the global market place.

Cannabis and Hemp

Promoting the growth and development of the cannabis and hemp industry.

Forestry Development

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Marine Tilapia Industry

Development of a thriving marine tilapia industry.

Wool and Mohair

Developing competitiveness of small-scale farmers.

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Finance that stimulates vibrant rural economic activity.