SA canegrowers welcome DTI’s R85m relief fund to recover from July unrest

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Article highlights:

  • The South African Canegrowers Association welcomed the announcement by the Trade and Industry Department of relief funding amounting to R85 million to respond to the effects of the July riots.
  • These funds will provide relief to growers whose burnt cane was rejected by mills, costing them over R80 million in lost revenue.
  • The association said the Industrial Development Corporation would provide financial assistance in two phases.