The WFO is an organisation of agricultural producers that aims to strengthen farmers' positions within value chains, with a particular focus on smallholder farmers.
For the past eight years De Jager represented Agri SA at the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Union (SACAU) and as president of the organisation since 2013. He recently stepped down as president of the Pan African Farmers Organisation (PAFO) as well as chairperson of the Non-state Actors Coalition of Nepad. He also served for 10 years in Agri SA’s General Council, as chairperson of Agri SA’s General Affairs Chamber as well as the Transformation Committee.
Dr de Jager has confirmed his participation for the Board meeting as the Chairman’s invited guest. The Chairman invites Dr de Jager to share his profile with the Board and provide highlights of his expectations.