Deadline: 22nd December 2020
Presidential Stimulus Package Application for Subsistence Producers/Farmers in South Africa
Applications are now open for the Presidential stimulus package for subsistence producer. All South African Agricultural subsistence producers can now apply for support from the Presidential Employment Stimulus initiative.
The programme is aimed at sustaining and increasing employment in the agricultural sector.
Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development will employ youth from the National Rural Youth Service Corps programme, as well as unemployed agricultural graduates, to work as verification officers and fill the 6000 temporary positions required for the initiative.
Applicants should be 18 years or older, have a South Africa identification document, not be employed by government, be currently actively involved in agricultural production and not have received prior support from the department in the current financial year.
The support will target vulnerable individuals and groups, aiming to support 50% women, 40% youth and 6% persons with disabilities.
How To Apply for Presidential Employment Stimulus Initiative for subsistence producers/farmers
Application forms can be accessed by dialing *134*4536# from a cellphone, and are available in all 11 official languages. The “first come first served” concept will apply to the initiative.