DAFF warns of fraudulent letter doing rounds on social media platforms, authenticity of requests can be confirmed through the following e-mail address info.dscm@daff.gov.za
Deputy Minister General Bheki Cele adresses delegates during the AFAAS extension week in Durban
Minister Senzeni Zokwana with MEC's, eThekwini Municipality Cllrs with high level elegates at the 3rd Agricultural Extension Week in KZN
Minister Senzeni Zokwana with winner of Top performer in the category of Support Services is Murhandiwani Shivambu from Mpumalanga who is also the overall winner of the DAFF 2017 National Extension and Advisory Services Awards.
Minister Senzeni Zokwana, MEC Oupa Khoabane, Cllr Malefu Vilakazi of Thabo Mofutsanyana DM, Cllr Vusumusi Tshabalala of Maluti-A-Phhofung DM and FAO Represantative Dr Lewis Hove
Minister Senzeni Zokwana, MEC Oupa Khoabane planting a food garden during household visits in Phuthaditjhaba, world food day

Cape Town – Wednesday, 27 September 2017: The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) wishes to announce the decision regarding the Total Allowable Catch (TAC) and the 2017/18 recreational fishing season for west coast rock lobster (WCRL) is currently being finalised and will be released shortly...read more

The Makgoba community is amongst the early recipients of restituted land under the new land dispensation. Approximately forty farms in the Tzaneen area, comprising highly productive avocado, mango, banana, litchi and the sub-tropical fruits, were given to the Makgoba people as a flagship land restitution programme to spearhead Government’s intention to redress the land deprivation of the apartheid policies...read more

All along the South African coastline, men, woman and children have been living in coastal communities for thousands of years harvesting marine resource for consumption, livelihoods, medicinal purposes, and as part of cultural and spiritual practices. Due to historic governance systems in the country, small-scale fishers were marginalized as they were not recognised as the rightful people to gain access to marine living resources....read more | Profile of Project

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, General Bheki Cele (MP) will promote various ways of producing food in urban areas during an imbizo on urban farming in Umlazi V section, KwaZulu-Natal. The imbizo, which will be held under the theme...read more

Minister Senzeni Zokwana met with Fishing Community Leaders from the various communities from the Western Cape including Hangberg, at his Cape Town office earlier today. The meeting was held in response to a memorandum handed over on Monday 11 September 2017; to the Fisheries Branch in Foretrust Building, Cape Town...read more

Cape Town – Thursday, 14 September 2017: Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Honourable Senzeni Zokwana will be hosting an Imbizo at the Kwa Sokhulu Stadium in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal Province on Thursday 21 September 2016 at 10:00. The purpose of the Imbizo is to engage with the communities on programmes of the Department with specific focus on fisheries and in particular the small-scale fisheries sector...read more
Cape Town – Wednesday, 13th August 2017: The Department has not taken a decision on the Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for West Coast Rock Lobster (WCRL) for the 2017-2018 fishing season. A consultative process is underway which is based on a recommendation to reduce the TAC from the previous fishing season...read more
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