Declaration of Intent signed
18 November – Cape Town
During the Dutch trade mission to South Africa, Dutch Minister of Agriculture Martijn van Dam was present at the signing of a Declaration of Intent between the Mr. Andre Roux of the Western Cape Government and Ms. Leanne Reichard of HydroLogic in Cape Town on November 18th, 2015.
The declaration states that both parties continue ‘to collaborate with each other in good faith for the purpose of making the wine business in the Cape more sustainable in terms of the use of resources for fungal disease prevention by implementation of the Grape Compass application and methodology’.
Furthermore, the declaration oversees possibilities to implement and for further develop of the Grape Compass over the years between 2016 and 2019 in order to optimise its effectiveness for the Western Cape grape growers.