#InfrastructureSouthAfrica One of the sites visited in Northern Cape is the Vaalharts Project, which will benefit rural communities through agriculture and solve water supply problems.
Development Impact: 15 000 to 20 000 job opportunities during construction.
Water Security: Solve large scale domestic water shortages in Dr. Ruth Mompati and Francis Baard District Municipalities. Agriculture: Improve water security to all local and export fresh produce. It will also almost double the Emerging Farming representation, from 4869 ha to 8945 ha. The Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme is one of the largest irrigation schemes in the world covering 369.50 square kilometres.