Minister Senzeni Zokwana embarks on Back to School programme, 5 Feb

Minister Zokwana to encourage learners to take up careers in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Minister Senzeni Zokwana will be embarking on an annual Back to School programme on 5 February 2018, where he will be visiting Magukubjane Secondary and Mashiyane Primary schools in Monsterlus, Limpopo Province. The Minister will motivate and give support to both scholars and teachers in preparation for the 2018 academic year.

Furthermore, the Minister will encourage young people in the area to consider choosing careers in the agricultural sector by offering 15 bursaries to prospective students in the fields of agriculture, forestry and fisheries. Two hundred trees will be planted in the area as part of the department’s One Household One Tree campaign. The Minister will also establish vegetable gardens in one of the schools to be visited as well as donate 200 garden tools to other schools.

Source: Government of South Africa