According to the new Government Procurement regulations, a B-BBEE certificate and a Tax clearance certificate are needed as from 7 December 2011 for any company or individual that want to do business with any Government Department.
After receiving numerous requests to conduct viability studies for commercial piggery production, the UTA in conjunction with the District Office of the Department of Agriculture in George
The UTA has received a request to conduct a technical and financial viability of establishing a small-scale layer farms in the Eden District.
Many agricultural developments are included under the activities listed under the NEMA Act (Act 107 of 1998) and require authorisation from the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP) before development can take place.
The Unit for Technical Assistance (hereinafter referred to as the Unit) is envisaged as a support facility for the client of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture to co-ordinate internal and external expertise for project appraisal and enterprise planning at various stages of the programme and project management life cycles requiring technical input. The Unit is a formally established structure hosted by Casidra. The Western Cape Department of Agriculture established this unit within its Farmer Support and Development Programme under the auspices of Casidra, as an implementing agent which will be responsible for the co-ordination, management and secretariat functions related to the unit.
Description of the intensity of the exercise
Is an evaluation of a specific business element or proposal to test the outcome of the specific plan. Parameters for performance measurement will be supplied by the applicant. The principles will be tested against sound technical knowledge and advice. Financial models are developed in a summarised version with some substantiating of it.