Agriculture Minister, Thoko Didiza says R1.2 billion has been set aside to assist farmers during the coronavirus pandemic. The cash will be made available to South African nationals who have been actively farming for a minimum of 12 months.

Minister Didiza briefed the media on interventions in agriculture during the nationwide lockdown as the country continues efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

She says the aim is to ensure food security in South Africa. She says the farmers should be currently producing food and registered.

In the video below, is the full briefing: