IDLL Media Coverage

8 Oct 2015 - 09:30

The ILO has been in the media frequently over the past months. Below is a list of media coverage and articles.

Media coverage, ILO Farm Worker Report


SAFM, 7 pm, Talk shop with Nadedi Moleo interviews Margareet Visser for 1 hour.


Radio 702: Farmers and workers feel pressure of lacking govt subsidy. (Interview with Vic van Vuuren).


SABC Digital News, 22 July 2015. Interview with Vic van Vuuren


Cape Talk. Radio interview with Margareet Visser, 22 July @ 16.20 pm


Power FM. Radio interview with Margareet Visser, 22 July @ 10.30 pm


OFM Radio, 22 July 2015: Podcast

'Holistiese benadering' nodig vir landbousektorprobleme


Times, 22 July 2015, p.1.  Bad ethical audits costly for farmers – report


Die Burger, 22 July 2015, p2.  13% in Wes-Kaap vrees uitsetting


Die Burger, Open-ed, 13 August 2015. ‘n Munt het twee kante.


Beeld, Open-ed, 15 August 2015. ‘n Munt het twee kante


Netwerk24, Open-ed, 13 August 2015. ‘n Munt het twee kate.


Business Times, 2 August, 2015. P.3

“Blame trade plans for drop in farm jobs” by Ann Crotty.


Mail & Guardian, 24 July 2015

Farmers and workers hamstrung by state


Thought Leader by William Saunderson-Meyer, July 27, 2015

ILO mistakenly assumes that its old ANC pal is pragmatic


Fin 24: Terry Bell’s Labour Wrap: Sorting out the farming sector, 30 July 2015


BD Live, 22 July 2015

Report finds that land reform is hurting workers


Politics Web, 22 July 2015

On farm workers' living and working conditions in SA – ILO

(Entire executive summary uploaded).


Politics Web, 22 July 2015.

ILO report a fair reflection of situation on the farms - Agri SA


Rand Daily Mail Online, 22 July 2015

ILO says land reform is hurting farm workers,


IOL news online, 22 July 2015

State lashed over farmworker welfare


South African Labour News, 22 July 2014.

Damming ILO report slams state for having failed farmworkers, 23 July 2015.Grondplan knou werkers, boere-verslag.


Landbouweekblad. Double page spread. Opinion piece by Margareet Visser.


Farmer’s Weekly, 7 September 2015. A collective stance is needed.


Press reader, 22 July 2015. State not doing enough for farm workers


Metrotell, 22 July 2015. 

On farm workers’ living and working conditions in SA


Modern Ghana website

UCT/UKZN Researchers Co-Lead ILO Update On Farm Labour Conditions is published.


On CSAAWU’s facebook page:


Website of KwaZulu Natal Agricultultural Union (KWANALU), 21 July 2015

AgriSA verwelkom ILO verslag