Lead, support and promote agricultural, forestry and fisheries resources
management through policies, strategies and programmes to enhance sustainable
use, and achieve economic growth, job creation, food security, rural
development and transformation.
The mandate of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries includes
value chains, inputs, production and consumption in the agriculture, forestry
and fishery sectors. The department’s mandate is derived from a range of
legislation, including the Sea Fisheries Act (1988), the National Forests Act
(1988), the Agricultural Products Standards Act (1990), and the Conservation
of Agricultural Resources Act (1993).
The Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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