IDLL Media Coverage

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

Radio

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

http://iono.fm/e/198615?autoplay=1

 

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

http://www.702.co.za/articles/3992/farmers-subsidy

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39nd2OPJI8c

 

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

 

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

https://soundcloud.com/powerfm987/policy-poisons-farming

 

OFM Radio, 22 July 2015: Podcast

'Holistiese benadering' nodig vir landbousektorprobleme

http://www.ofm.co.za/article/National/168803/Holistiese-benadering-nodig-vir-landbousektorprobleme

 

Radio
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

http://www.netwerk24.com/nuus/2015-07-23-13-in-wes-kaap-vrees-uitsetting

 

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

http://152.111.1.87/argief/berigte/dieburger/2015/08/13/OS/9/FORmargareet_32_0_396161605.html

 

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

http://152.111.1.88/argief/berigte/beeld/2015/08/15/B1/11/gvboere_33_0_428697431.html

 

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

http://www.netwerk24.com/stemme/aktueel/2015-08-13-n-munt-het-twee-kante

 

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

http://mg.co.za/article/2015-07-23-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

http://www.thoughtleader.co.za/williamsaundersonmeyer/2015/07/27/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

http://www.fin24.com/Economy/Labour/InsideLabour/Labour-Wrap-Sorting-out-the-farming-sector-20150730

 

BD Live, 22 July 2015

Report finds that land reform is hurting workers

http://www.bdlive.co.za/business/agriculture/2015/07/22/report-finds-that-land-reform-is-hurting-workers

 

Politics Web, 22 July 2015

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

http://www.politicsweb.co.za/documents/on-farm-workers-living-and-working-conditions-in-s

(Entire executive summary uploaded).

 

Politics Web, 22 July 2015.

ILO report a fair reflection of situation on the farms - Agri SA
http://www.politicsweb.co.za/politics/ilo-report-a-fair-reflection-of-situation-on-the-f

 

Rand Daily Mail Online, 22 July 2015

ILO says land reform is hurting farm workers, 

http://www.rdm.co.za/business/2015/07/22/ilo-says-land-reform-is-hurting-farm-workers

 

IOL news online, 22 July 2015

State lashed over farmworker welfare

http://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/state-lashed-over-farmworker-welfare-1.1888953#.Va-OtmcVjWc

 

South African Labour News, 22 July 2014.

Damming ILO report slams state for having failed farmworkers

http://www.salabournews.co.za/index.php/component/content/article/70-labour-news/26209-damming-ilo-reports-slams-state-for-having-failed-farmworkers.html

 

Landbou.com, 23 July 2015.Grondplan knou werkers, boere-verslag.
http://landbou.com/nuus/grondplan-knou-werkers-boere-verslag/

 

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

 http://152.111.1.45/argief/berigte/landbouweekblad/2015/08/07/LB/22/01.html

 

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

http://www.farmersweekly.co.za/article.aspx?id=77922&h=A-collective-stance-is-needed

 

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

http://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/dfa/20150722/281625303994284/TextView

 

Metrotell, 22 July 2015. 

On farm workers’ living and working conditions in SA

http://www.metrotell.co.za/news/on-farm-workers-living-and-working-conditions-in-sa-ilo

 

Modern Ghana website

UCT/UKZN Researchers Co-Lead ILO Update On Farm Labour Conditions is published.
http://www.modernghana.com/news/631026/1/uctukzn-researchers-co-lead-ilo-update-on-farm-lab.html

 

On CSAAWU’s facebook page:
 https://www.facebook.com/vivacsaawu

 

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

AgriSA verwelkom ILO verslag

http://www.kwanalu.co.za/agri-sa-verwelkom-vrystelling-van-die-internasionale-arbeidsorganisasie-iao-verslag-oor-die-leef-en-werksomstandighede-op-plase-agri-sa-welcomes-the-release-of-the-international-labour-organisati/