Mr Mokutule Kgobokoe chats to Mr Steve Galane during the communicators forum held at Imbizo Hall, Harvest House
Minister Senzeni Zokwana handing over peach trees to Cllr Thabo Mohoto during Arbor Week launch in Cedarville
Overall Winner of DAFF Female Entreprenuer Awards 2017 Ms Kedidimetse Rakgoale from North West Province with Minister Senzeni Zokwana
Winner of category Best Female Worker in the Sector Ms Zona Nzimande from Eastern Cape Province
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

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

As the custodian of greening function in South Africa Minister Zokwana officially launched Arbor Week in Matatiele Local Municipality at the Cedarville Town Hall. The launch was in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform (DRDAR), Alfred Nzo District Municipality, Matatiele Local Municipality, and the corporate sponsor, Total South Africa. Greening of our landscapes and the planting of trees for beautification, aesthetic value and nutrition is an important forestry more | Minister speech

The economic importance of poultry is highlighted by the fact that in the 2016 production cycle, broiler and egg production was still the largest segment of South African Agriculture in Rand value at 18%. The recent outbreaks of the H5N8 strain of Avian influenza have sent shockwaves through the poultry industry of South Africa after it was first detected on 22 June more | time lines

Members of the media are invited to a briefing by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Mr Senzeni Zokwana on the current outbreaks of the Avian Influenza. The Minister will provide a detailed update on the more

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana awarded top female entrepreneurs last night at a gala dinner held at Emnothweni Southern Sun in more | Speech | Winner's Profile

On 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”), has concluded the allocation of fishing rights and quantum for the West Coast Rock Lobster (Nearshore) fishing more

Minister Zokwana attended a high level meeting of the G16 Group of like-minded Indian Ocean Coastal States' Fisheries Ministers on the 17th August 2017, hosted by the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture of Maldives at the Bandos Island Resort, Malé 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

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    1. Mahikeng: 22 August 2017
    2. Female Farmers in the Bokone Bophirima Province have yet again claimed another victory in their efforts to bring economical spinoffs to the province. Farmers were honoured during the 2017 Provincial DAFF Female Entrepreneurs Awards (FEA).The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural development as part of celebrating August as women's month more

    3. Mahikeng: 09 August 2017
    4. The MEC for the North West Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development Manketsi Tlhape, as part of August Women’s Month, would like to extend her acknowledgement to all women who are doing outstanding job in the agricultural, rural development and environment sectors in Bokone Bophirima more

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