Attending the first sitting of the 2018/19 Kwanalu Advisory Council from left to right are: Angus Braithwaite – Uthukela District Municipality, Phenias Gumede – Cotton SA; vice president of both Kwanalu and Agri SA, Rulf Küsel – Grain SA and Bonginkosi Nkosi – King Cetshwayo District Municipality.
The first sitting of Kwanalu’s 2018/19 Advisory Council, the representative body of the union’s members, took place yesterday at the Royal Agricultural Show grounds in Pietermaritzburg.
The Advisory Council, consisting of 37 members, brings together representatives from all districts across the province, commodities and other affiliates to ensure the voices of all farmers are heard by providing a platform for iss
ues pertinent to each district to be brought to the attention of the Kwanalu board.
The newly constituted Advisory Council’s focus is on providing industry specific knowledge, agricultural expertise and information pertaining to the aims and objectives of the union. This collated information will assist the Kwanalu board to determine the strategic direction of the organisation.
A few members of the Kwanalu Advisory Council from left to right are: Lindiwe Madonsela – Zululand District Municipality, Kathy Hurley – SA Cane Growers, Sipiwe Strong – uMzinyathi District Municipality and Rob Strachan – Milk Producers Organisation (MPO), KZN.