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.

As BRICS, we are an emerging block that carries with it the aspirations of more than 40% of the World population. Within this population lies challenges of poverty, food insecurity and the effects brought about by climate change as it affects production levels. United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) made an interesting observation that... read more

As BRICS members we will be discussing solutions and interventions to this reality. Already, there are responses in other parts of the world for which South Africa is embracing these. Technology within the context of climate smart actions and approaches are evolving so as to mitigate the impact of climate change... read more

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in partnership with the Mpumalanga Provincial Government will host the 8th BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development meeting from 19 - 22 June 2018. The meeting, which will be led by the Heads of State of the five member countries ... read more |programme |agenda

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) is making a friendly call to all international travellers who will be visiting South Africa during the June/July school holidays, or returning to South Africa after the holidays, to comply with the country’s import requirements for agricultural and related regulated products... read more

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana will embark on stakeholder engagement in Western Cape accompanied by the MEC for Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, as part of the buildup and receiving contributions on matters towards the 8th meeting of BRICS Ministers for Agriculture and Agrarian Development to be held in Mpumalanga... read more

On 14 June 2016, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, hosted a round table discussion with stakeholders on farm killings and murders and subsequently to that it was resolved that a summit with stakeholders and civil society organisations be organised to deliberate on farm killings... read more

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana and the Western Cape MEC for Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will host a BRICS delegation at the Elsenberg Agricultural College on Tuesday 19 June 2018... 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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