From left Limpopo MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development Basikopo Makamu, DAFF Minister Senzeni Zokwana and DAFF DG Mike Mlengana during the media briefing on FMD outbreak update
DAFF Minister Senzeni Zokwana leading a delegation during their visit to the Two-A-Day packhouse in Grabouw
Minister Zokwana posing with the role players in the agriculture sector during the Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak discussions in the department
Pieter Verwoord from Animal Helath Forum, DAFF Minister Senzeni Zokwana, Dr Brylyne Chitsunge Ambassador for Food Security in Africa and DAFF DG Mike Mlengana
MEC Manketsi Tlhape and DAFF Deputy Minister Sfiso Buthelezi during the BBAGIS briefing in North West Province
Fisheries Research Vessel "Africana" Sails Off for Pelagic Biomass Survey
DAFF DG speaking to international delegates at 2ACCA Congress in Birchwood
Mr Fletcher Tabuteau, Under Secretary of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand gave DAFF DG Mr Mike Mlengana a memorable All Blacks gift during his visit to South Africa
DAFF Minister Senzeni Zokwana and other regional dignitaries get ready to hand over farming equipments during the commemoration of SADC WFD in Namibia

This notice applies to all Right holders in the following fishing sectors: Hake Deep-Sea Trawl, Hake Inshore Trawl, Hake Longline, Hake Handline, Demersal Shark and Horse Mackerel. Kindly be advised that the Fisheries Branch of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries: Sub-directorate: Demersal Fisheries Management will be hosting the Roadshow more

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana signed the Protocol to the 2007 World Wine Trade Agreement on the Requirements for Wine Labelling concerning Alcohol Tolerance, Vintage, Variety and Wine Regions (Protocol on Labelling) in Washington DC, United States of America more

The Fisheries Research Vessel Africana departed Cape Town this week for a 52 day Pelagic Biomass Survey with thirteen fisheries personnel on board. The area of operation will be from Hondeklip Bay to Port Alfred. The purpose and objectives of the survey are to conduct acoustic sampling to detect the abundance of pelagic species (anchovy, sardine, round herring more

Please note that the updated commodity value chain profiles for fruits, vegetables, livestock, field crops, and industrial products are available on both DAFF website on this link Annual Publications as well as on Marketing information System link ( ) -> commodity analysis -> commodity profiles more

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana, MP, has today (16 October 2018) issued his decisions on the appeals filed by applicants for West Coast Rock Lobster (WCRL) Nearshore fishing rights in WCRL Fishing Zone F, which includes Kleinmond, Hawston, Hermanus and Gansbaai. more

As part of October Food Security Month activities, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana and the Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde will observe World Food Day on 24 October 2018 more | pamphlet

The African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT), in collaboration with the Government of South Africa, African Union Commission, the NEPAD Agency, Regional Economic Communities, International NGOs, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), European Union (EU), Food and Agriculture Organization more | programme

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