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Vision

United and transformed agriculture, forestry and fisheries sector that ensures food security for all and economic prosperity.

 

Mission

Advancing food security and transformation of the sector through innovative, inclusive and sustainable policies, legislation and programmes.

       

Values

  • Drive: driven to deliver excellent service through leadership and professionalism
  • Attitude: being an ambitious, passionate, reliable and dedicated workforce
  • Fairness: acting with objectivity, empathy, integrity and transparency
  • Focus: focusing on people, economic and rural development

STRATEGIC GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

  • SG1: Effective and efficient strategic leadership, governance and administration
    • SO 1.1 Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and good governance prac­tices
    • SO 1.2 Strengthen support, guidance and interrelation with stakeholders
    • SO 1.3 Strengthen institutional mechanisms for integrated policy, planning, monitor­ing and evaluation in the sector
  • SG2: Enhance production, employment and economic growth in the sector
    • SO 2.1 Ensure increased production and productivity in prioritised areas as well as value chains
    • SO 2.2 Effective management of bio-security and related sector risks
    • SO 2.3 Ensure support for market access and processing of agricultural, forestry and fisheries products
  • SG3: Enabling environment for food security and sector transformation
    • SO 3.1 Lead and coordinate government food security initiatives
    • SO 3.2 Enhance capacity for efficient delivery in the sector
    • SO 3.3 Strengthen planning, implementation and monitoring of comprehensive sup­port programmes
  • SG4: Sustainable use of natural resources in the sector
      • SO 4.1 Ensure the conservation, protection, rehabilitation and recovery of depleted and degraded natural resources
      • SO 4.2 Ensure adaptation and mitigation to climate change through effective im­plementation of prescribed frameworks

         

      Alignment of government key outcomes to departmental strategic goals

      Outcome

      Strategic goal

      Programme

      12: An efficient, effective and develop­ment oriented public service and an em­powered, fair and inclusive citizenship

      Strategic goal 1: Effective and efficient strategic leadership, gov­ernance and administration

      1

      4: Decent employment through inclusive economic growth

      Strategic goal 2: Enhance production, employment and economic growth in the sector

      2, 4, and 6

      7: Vibrant, equitable, sustainable rural communities contributing towards food security for all

      Strategic goal 3: Enabling environment for food security and sector transformation

      3 and 6

      10: Protect and enhance our environmen­tal assets and natural resources

      Strategic goal 4: Sustainable use of natural resources in the sector

      2,5 and 6