24 March 2020 – Provided funding to the Land Bank to assist farmers

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Type of Intervention: Industry interventions
Sectors Involved: Food and necessities
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Government of South Africa allocated R100 million to the Land and Development Bank to assist farmers affected by the pandemic.

Land and Development Bank is a government-owned development bank in South Africa.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-thoko-didiza-message-agriculture-and-food-sector-south-africa-coronavirus-24-mar