The Executive Mayor Of Rustenburg Cllr Mpho Khunou welcomes the North West MEC for Rural Environment and Agriculture Development Honorable Desbo Mohono, and stakeholders at the meeting held at the Civic Centre this morning.
The Major highlighted the need to support and strengthen the department so as to live up to its ideals.
Present at the meeting, amongst others, North West game farmers, existing wildlife ranchers, breeders, hunters, wildlife trans-locators, traders, bio-prospectors, game farmers associations, nursery owners, and all other related enterprises within the biodiversity sector.
Discussions at the meeting are centered around, amongst others, diversification of the wildlife sector in the province, impediments which may be affecting the growth of the sector and challenges faced by all participants in the sector.
It is anticipated that this one day gathering will generate ideas and recommendations that will shape the industry for the benefit of both conservation and economic growth of the province, as well as ideas that will sustain the industry while creating jobs with decent income.