Minister Senzeni Zokwana chats to wine specialist at Elsenburg Agricultural Institute
Minister Senzeni Zokwana having a conversation with top officials during his visit to Elsenburg on women's day.
ATI Graduate Entrepreneur Award - Sonwabile Fadana
Young Entrepreneur with Disability Nyiko Macheke
Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana holds a fish at Aquaculture Center in Gariep Dam
Minister Senzeni Zokwana in the middle posing with dignitaries during the handing over of China and South Africa Aquaculture Center at Gariep Dam
General Bheki Cele chats to Songenzwa Lwane of Lwane household in Los My Cherry
General Bheki Cele and Zikhona Tshona of ENCA during the newsroom visit by the Deputy Minister

Meat Inspection Scheme National Government gazette notice number 40965 7-7

I, Senzeni Zokwana, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, in terms of section 12(1) of the Meat Safety Act, 2000 (Act No. 40 of 2000), hereby publish the Meat Inspection Scheme for implementation in the Republic of South Africa.The application closing date for prospective assignees is on the 4th of August. Please read in invitation letter published with the Scheme more

3rd AFAAS Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week  

AFAAS and SASAE together with DAFF will be holding a joint conference on the theme of “Scaling up climate smart agriculture (CSA): integrating youth, women, and the digital revolution”. The theme was selected in recognition of the fact that climate change is having grave impacts on resource-poor African farmers and increasingly contributing to food losses along the whole value chain. According to the World Bank Group, FAO and IFAD (2015) more | Media Alert | Speech delivered by The Honourable Senzeni Zokwana

South Africa to host the 3rd Agricultural Extension Week Conference in Durban

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in partnership with the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) and the South African Society for Agricultural Extension (SASAE) will host an international conference that will bring together extension and advisory services practitioners, farmers, researchers, institutions of higher learning from across Africa under one roof.... read more

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in partnership with Total South Africa will launch this year’s National Arbor Week on 1 September at Matatiele Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape. The National Arbor Week is celebrated annually from 1 -7 September and is a joint national and provincial initiative that recognises and encourages awareness on the need to protect indigenous trees and more

A cold front moved over the Free State yesterday, 16 August 2017 and progressed further northwards through Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal overnight. In the wake of the advancing cold front, widespread rain occurred over the southern parts of the country, with the Eastern Cape bearing the brunt of the extreme wintery weather more

South Africans can expect a cold snap to affect most the country during the latter part of this week - from Wednesday onwards. Particularly cold daytime temperatures are expected to dominate the south-western parts on Wednesday, 16 August 2017, spreading to include the central and eastern parts on more

As part of celebrating Women’s Month, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) together with the Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs and Total South Africa, will honour women entrepreneurs in the sector through the prestigious DAFF Female Entrepreneur Awards more

Cape Town: Monday 7th of August 2017: The Authority has decided to postpone the allocation of the rights in the Abalone fishing sector for one fishing more

Cape Town: Monday; 31 July 2017: On 30 March 2017, the Delegated Authority indicated her intensions to finalise and publish provisional decisions on the allocation of rights and quantum in the Abalone fishing sector on 31 July 2017. There were 729 comments received in respect of the West Coast Rock Lobster (Nearshore) fishing more | FRAP2015-16 Addendum to FPE GPR and Decision Lists

Cape Town, Monday; 31 July 2017: The Delegated Authority for the Fishing Rights Allocation Process (FRAP) of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Branch: Fisheries Management (“the Delegated Authority”), Ms Siphokazi Ndudane hereby releases her provisional decision lists and the General Published Reasons (GPR) for the West Coast Rock Lobster (Offshore) fishing more | FRAP2015-16 WCRL Offshore Provisional Decisions on Allocation of Rights

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