DAFF DG Mr Mike Mlengana addressing stakeholders of the NPCPDS workshop
Mr Steve Galane and DAFF's DG Mike Mlengana during the former Director of Communication Services farewell
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

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

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has been informed today, of positive laboratory results for Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in cattle in the Vhembe District of Limpopo. Samples were collected during a disease investigation after reports of cattle with lameness were received...read more

Cape Town: On 30 November 2018, the Delegated Authority, Ms Siphokazi Ndudane has in terms of section 14 of the Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No. 18 of 1998) as amended (“the MLRA”) determined a portion of 27670 tons of Horse Mackerel Total Allowable Catch (“TAC”) to the directed midwater trawl fishery for the 2019 fishing season...read more

Cape Town: After the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced the Total Allowable Catch of 1084 tons that has been determined for the 2018/19 fishing season, which is a 43.6% reduction when compared to the TAC of 1924.08 tons determined for the 2017/18 fishing season...read more

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Honourable Senzeni Zokwana invites members of the media to the fisheries Imbizo to be held at Port St. Johns in the Eastern Cape Province. The Imbizo will focus on fisheries sector. This Imbizo will be an opportunity for the department to engage the public on the implementation of government’s Programme of Action, which is aimed at improving the lives of ordinary South Africans...read more

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana, MP, on Friday, 7 December 2018 has decided on the appeals filed by applicants for Hake Inshore Trawl (HIT). A total of 77 appeals were filed against the initial decisions taken in this fishery by the Deputy Director-General...read more | HITM appeals decision

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) of the Republic of South Africa led a delegation to the Kingdom of Thailand, Bangkok from the 27th – 28th November 2018. Thailand is one of the strategic countries in Asia that imports fresh produce from South Africa (SA) and after many years of consistent hard work by the Department of Agriculture...read more

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    1. Limpopo: 14 February 2019
    2. Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (LDARD) MEC Basikopo Makamu honoured the best extension and advisory practitioners during the Extension and Advisory Services Awards at Hans Merensky, Phalaborwa, Mopani District on the 14 February 2019....read more

    3. Potchefstroom : 11 March 2019
    4. POTCHEFSTROOM- Hundreds of delegates from the 11th Provincial Extension and Advisory services held on the 06-08 of March 2019 in Potchefstroom town are adamant that digitalizing extension and advisory services will bring about much improved extension and advisory services to emerging and established farmers of the North West Province....read more

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