Minister Senzeni Zokwana with agriculture graduates from Paarl and Stellenbosch in Parliament
Minister Senzeni Zokwana (DAFF), Primier Stanley Mathabatha ( Limpopo) with Dr Tobias Takavarasha of the FAO during World Food Day 2014
Minister Senzeni Zokwana and Deputy Minister Bheki Cele (DAFF) during World Food Day
Minister Senzeni Zokwana cutting a ribbon during the opening of South African Veterinary Council building
Minister Senzeni Zokwana presents a speech at the opening of the new South African Veterinary Council building in Pretoria
Minister Senzeni Zokwana and the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fishery, Mr Dan Jørgensen ride bicycles to highlight green energy following wide ranging discussions about partnerships between South Africa and Denmark

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, General Bheki Cele, will visit blind farmers in Ga-Rankuwa, north of Pretoria. Details of the visit are as follows:... Read more 
Chairperson, you will recall the mandate that is bestowed on the agriculture, forestry and fisheries department by the sectors we represent. This mandate is to ensure that our department fulfils its responsibility to provide household food security to all South Africans, that we create jobs and that we increase our sectors’ contribution to the Gross Domestic Product ... Read more 
Cape Town – Monday, 17 November 2014: The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) welcomes the first direct prison sentence under the Marine Living Resources Act, 1997, handed down by the Port Elizabeth Regional Court to Huang Zhanyang and Pow Kekun this morning after they were found guilty of operating an illegal fish processing establishment and the unlawful possession of abalone last Tuesday ... Read more 
Cape Town – Tuesday, 11 November 2014: The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) wishes to announce the total allowable catch (TAC) and the 2014/15 recreational fishing season for west coast rock lobster (WCRL). The DAFF and the WCRL-sector have committed themselves to rebuild the 2006 biomass of male west coast rock lobster above the 75 mm carapace length minimum size limit, by 35% by 2021 ... Read more 
Normal rainfall was received over the majority of winter rainfall areas during the 2013 winter season, while much of the central and eastern parts of the country received below normal rainfall. The veld and livestock remain in poor condition in most summer rainfall areas, awaiting grass regrowth, following the dry winter. Summer rain-fed crop farmers have begun planting in areas that have received significant rainfall ... Read more 
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    1. Limpopo 07/08/2014
      Polokwane:Best female farmers received awards at the Ranch Hotel; Polokwane during the Limpopo FEA on 7 August 2014. Waterberg’s Christina Rabothe, Tsakani Hlungwani from Mopani and Mohloa le Maite Florist [enterprise] of Capricorn went home R50 000.00 richer each as they were crowned champions in the; Best Female Worker, Best Subsistence Producer and Best Processor categories respectively more
    2. Limpopo 07/07/2014
      Vhembe:Last week, Temo News reported that the Department will be conducting a rabies control campaign in Vhembe from the 7th July to the 17th August, in collaboration with the Department of Health, SA Veterinary Association, Vets for Change, SPCA, and other volunteers more
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