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.

I have been in constant communication regarding the unrest that erupted in Hout Bay over the weekend following the SAPS Task Force anti-poaching operation on Friday last week (10 August 2018), which resulted in of the three fisherman drowning in the ocean. The social unrest by community has been precipitated by the belief that our officials were responsible for such an operation... read more

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) is urgently addressing the volatile situation at Hout Bay harbour after violent protests and looting took place on Sunday, 12th August 2018. The protests resulted in damage to state properties, coastal offices of the department being set alight and the lives... read more

Minister Senzeni Zokwana has commended AgriSA for publicly condemning the Afriforum statement about the so-called list of farms that government plans to expropriate... read more

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has made a decision to inform all stakeholders such as the Hake Longline Association, The Tuna Association and the Pelagic Association who usually use Hout Bay harbour for their commercial fishing landings to divert their landings to Cape Town harbour with immediate effect... read more

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform and Total South Africa will host the 19th annual Female Entrepreneur Awards (FEA) on 23 August 2018 in East London... read more

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries presents exciting opportunities/positions for the unemployed graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 through its Experiential Training and Internship Programme. Successful applicants will be appointed as interns for 12 months and will undergo on-the-job development training in technical... read more |form

The fishing sector is one of the lucrative sector yet underreported in terms of its opportunities for our economy at large , says the Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana.... 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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