Ms Jody Wentzel

Best Frontline Service Delivery Employee Jody Wentzel 2

Jody Wentzel

Agriculture: Disaster Risk Reduction

Jody Wentzel’s experience in the agricultural disaster management space has allowed her to identify key enablers, mitigating the impact of disasters.

Her ongoing engagement with farmers and relevant role-players allowed her to develop mechanisms, which contributed to building a resilient sector. 
She was instrumental in establishing the provincial risk assessments, a combination of veld assessments, and intensive stakeholder engagements, which enabled the department to develop interventions, which are area and community specific.

Her contribution ensured that the department could focus on risk-reduction and mitigation strategies.