CARA - Key contacts​

Western Cape Department of Agriculture

Francis Steyn


Telephone: 021 808 5090


The District Managers for the various geographical areas in the Western Cape are as follows:


Red Tape Reduction Unit

If you are experiencing unnecessary red tape that is slowing the process down, please feel free to contact the Red Tape Reduction Unit at its toll free helpline: 0861 888 126, or send an email to The helpline is available between 7am and 7pm, 7 days a week.