AFIT Events

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Date 21st October 2015

Time 08:30 - 16:00

Location Observatory, Cape Town

Info The AGM has been scheduled after the Spring School in order to make transport and attendance easier for AFIT members.

The AFIT Management Committee is pleased to invite representatives of your Small Farmer Organisation, Joint Body or workers committee/union to the 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 17th October 2014.

The AGM will be held at Manyano Centre in Paarl and you are invited to spend the night of the 16th of October with us at the Centre.

Please bring towels and extra bedding (a Sheet and one blanket is included) but if you need an extra blanket please bring it along.

All meals will be provided during the AGM. The program will begin on the Friday at 8:30am sharp and end at around 4:00pm. For those who need it, a shuttle service will be available for collection and drop-off at Cape Town International Airport– please let us know.

The AGM, will include report-backs from your Committee, the AFIT Secretariat, election of new Committee members and commissions on issues relating to you as small scale farmers and farm workers on fair trade farms.

Non-paid up members will not be eligible for election or voting and will have to pay for their accommodation costs.

AFIT will pay for food and accommodation costs for up to 2 persons per organisation, if you are attending the Spring School we will accommodate spring school participants. However, we cannot pay for your travel to the venue, and we encourage you to approach your Joint Body for these funds. If this is not possible, you should apply to AFIT for a travel subsidy.

Please complete the attached RSVP form to book and confirm your attendance. We require all RSVP’s back on Monday 22 September 2014. Forms can be faxed or emailed back to Mandy Moussouris at EMG on mandy@emg.org.za or Fax: (021) 448-2922. Please also contact us if you have any other queries or require any further information. Tel: (021) 448-2881.

We look forward to hearing from you and meeting you at the AGM.

Invitation downloads
English – AFIT AGM Invitation (17 October 2014) Microsoft Word 127 kb Download
Afrikaans – AFIT AGM Invitation (17 October 2014) Microsoft Word 127 kb Download


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