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Christo van der Rheede: a hero on the covid-19 front line
Episode 2013th April 2020 • Farmer's Inside Track • Food For Mzansi
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Christo van der Rheede, the deputy executive director of Agri SA, might be in lockdown at the peaceful Cape West Coast, but he’s in the eye of the covid-19 storm, carefully co-navigation the agricultural sector’s contribution in the pandemic task team. The decisions he influences has a direct impact on the food security of 51.7 million South Africans who depend on farmers and agricultural workers to feed the nation. Van der Rheede speaks to Farmers’ Inside Track about the financial assistance availed for both small-scale and commercial farmers, and the way forward after the biggest pandemic since 1918. Farmer's Inside Track is proudly brought to you by Food For Mzansi, South Africa's leading agricultural news and lifestyle platform.