COSATU and Agri SA find common ground

Concern over the vast tracts of unproductive land in South Africa has united Agri SA and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU).

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The two parties met formally recently to discuss matters of common concern and agreed to work together to solve problems affecting workers, farmers and consumers. COSATU conceded that although government could do better in terms of agricultural policies, they were by no means hostile towards the sector.

Read the full story in the August 24 issue of FW.