FSA responds to statements of land expropriation without compensation

 

 

 

9 January 2018

Free State Agriculture (FSA) notes with disappointment the statements of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, newly elected leader of the ANC, regarding the expropriation of land without compensation.

FSA hoped that he would be more rational and thoughtful with his statements, but just as his predecessor, President Jacob Zuma, he makes statements and promises without taking into account the consequences, feasibility of implementation and damage that they may cause.

Regardless of statements made recently by the constitutional court where leaders and even parliament were addressed because they did not respect the constitution, Ramaphosa makes judgments contrary to what the constitution, which he has helped to write, determines.

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Farmers stand together after Tokologo fires

 

9 January 2018

Free State Agriculture (FSA) is sorry to hear about the losses suffered by farmers in the province and will do everything in its power to assist in the coordination of assistance where needed.

This is according to Gerhard Kriel, Chief Executive Officer of FSA, after fires in the Tokologo district caused a lot of damage to grazing of farmers over the weekend. FSA will make use of its established structures such as agricultural associations to assist farmers and connect them with those who pledge assistance.

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