Deputy Minister Sfiso Buthelezi looking at the fresh prepared cotton bale at Makhathini Farm
Deputy Minister Mr Sfiso Buthelezi posed with workers of Maputaland Community Radio at Makhathini
DAFF leaders who attended the MINMEC at Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria
From left DAFF DG, Mike Mlengana, DAFF Minister Senzeni Zokwana and DAFF Deputy Minister Sfiso Buthelezi during MINMEC at Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria
Minister Senzeni Zokwana and Deputy Minister Sfiso Buthelezi during the media briefing of the post Budget Vote
Minister Senzeni Zokwana and Deputy Minister Sfiso Buthelezi pose with the fisheries interns before tabling of Budget Vote
DAFF warns of fraudulent letter doing rounds on social media platforms, authenticity of requests can be confirmed through the following e-mail address

Minister approves gazzeting of draft policy

On the 22nd June 2018, the Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Mr Senzeni Zokwana, approved gazetting of the Draft National Policy on the Comprehensive Producer Development Support for public comments  ... read more | policy | third consultative report | initial impact assesment.

In the light of the seasonal outlook as produced by the South African Weather Service (SAWS), the following advisory guidelines are suggested. It is emphasized that these advisories are broad guidelines and should be interpreted considering the local aspects of the region such as soil types, cultural preferences and farming systems.... read more

Deputy Director-General: Fisheries Management (Acting), hereby inform interested and/or affected parties that the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will soon embark in a process to review the application forms for the allocation of fishing rights.. read more

In response of the imbizo focus week call made by both the Presidency and the GCIS, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Mr Sfiso Buthelezi, will embark on an imbizo to try and address the multimillion rand cotton farming and processing plant, farm killings and stock theft on Friday, 20 July 2018 in Jozini, KwaZulu-Natal Province... read more

The minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana, will visit Witsieshoek in Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality on Tuesday, 16 July 2018. This year, the Tata Mandela and Mama Sisulu Centenary celebration forms a big part of the focus week, under the sub-theme... read more

Minister Zokwana is convening a media conference tomorrow to address various issues that have been making headlines about the department. The Minister will therefore communicate measures that are being pursued to address the disquiet within the department as part of bringing stability... read more

It is worth noting that what boosted the sector to jolt the economy back to life after two consecutive quarters of decline in 2017 was an increase in, inter alia, the production of field crops and horticultural crops... read more

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will host an award ceremony to highlight excellence and exceptional achievement of young graduates, entrepreneurs and producers in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors... read more

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    1. Polokwane: 26 July 2018
    2. The Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (LDARD) has yester night, 26 July 2018 recognised young farmers who make a difference in the farming sector, through the annual LDARD Young Aspirant Farmers Awards (YAFA) in more

    3. Polokwane: 20 July 2018
    4. In emerged in the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) coordinated Presidential Hotline (PH) forum in East London on 19-20 July 2018 that the public should be made aware about the role of the PH to increase its more

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