Friday, 28 July 2017

Farm worker housing and settlement workshop report

The social dialogue platform for decent work in agriculture (DWIA) held a workshop on farmworker housing and settlement  at STIAS in Stellenbosch on 26 July. The workshop was attended by representatives from:
·         ABRC Consulting
·         Agricultural Broad Base and Allied National Trade Union (ABANTU)
·         Association for Fairness in trade (AFIT)
·         Cape Agricultural Employers Association (CAEO)
·         Cape Winelands District Municipality
·         Department of Human Settlements
·         Department of Labour
·         Fair trade
·         Koue Bokkeveld Training Centre
·         Labour and Economic Policy Research Group (LEP), UCT
·         Laborie Initiative
·         Phuhlisani NPC
·         Simondium Community Forum
·         Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA)
·         Tesco
·         Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trading Association (WIETA)