Webinar: Covid-19’s effect on farm workers in South Africa

When: Thursday, 7 May 2020 at 13:00

Join PLAAS for a webinar on “Covid-19’s effect on farm workers in South Africa” featuring Colette Solomon (co-director, Women on Farms Project), Motlanalo Lebepe (director, Nkuzi Development Association), and Ryno Filander (president, CSAAWU).

The speakers will give perspective on how farm workers have been affected by Covid-19, assess the government’s interventions relating to farm workers, and propose solutions.

Questions for discussion include:

  • What is the situation for farm workers since the Covid-19 lockdown?
  • The government announced economic relief for employers in agriculture. Has this benefited farm workers?
  • What are some of the recommendations for government to alleviate the current pressures farm workers face?

Follow this link to watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQYZfwyiY_k, or view it below.