Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs

Mpumalanga Department Budget for 2016-17


Vibrant, equitable, and sustainable urban and rural communities with a united and prosperous agricultural sector.


To facilitate an integrated, comprehensive & sustainable social & Agricultural development in rural and urban communities through ensuring cohesion and collaboration by all sectors of society.

Core functions and responsibilities

The Department will continue with the implementation of the following priority policy initiatives in response to Outcome 7 and Outcome 10 in particular

  • Land and agrarian reform development

  • Crop and Livestock production (Integrated Food Security and Nutrition Programme (IFSNP))

  • Livestock improvement strategy , and Aquaculture and fisheries strategy

  • The Agricultural Risk Disaster Management Implementation Strategy

  • Provincial Land Care Strategy (Integrated resource management)

  • Provincial Comprehensive Rural Development Strategy

  • Protect and enhance our environmental assets and natural resources

  • Rural Development

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Agricultural Economics Services
Environmental Affairs
Farmer Support and Development
Research and Technology Development Services
Rural Development Coordination
Structured Agricultural Education and Training
Sustainable Resource Management
Veterinary Services

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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