SA Canegrowers

SASA releases new rules for cane delivery based transformation interventions.

SASA Council approved a five-year Transformation Plan on 29 November 2018.
As part of this plan, the sugar industry has committed to spend R1 billion over a
five-year period, commencing in the 2019/2020 season as an industry obligation
to reciprocity and transformation, subject to any amendment to the Sugar
Industry Agreement or SASA Constitution that caters for the remedying of
1.2 In respect of the above commitment, R200 million is allocated to the 2021/2022
season. Of this amount, R165 million in the 2021/2022 season is a commitment
to the remedying of inequalities experienced by Black growers and a minimum
of R35 million was allocated to other transformation initiatives. In addition to the
R165m, a further R4m was allocated to the remedying of the inequalities
experienced by Black growers from the R29m of additional funds available.
1.3 The SASA Transformation Interventions Implementation Committee (‘STIIC’),
appointed by Council, is mandated to oversee the implementation of the five year Transformation Plan, in so far as it pertains to SASA.

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