Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs

Mpumalanga Department Budget for 2017-18

Vision

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

Mission

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

Core functions

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

  • Accelerate the implementation of Mpumalanga Fortune 40 Young Farmer Incubator Programme

  • Provide Irrigation Infrastructure

  • Identify and capacitate farmers to increase food production

  • Increase Meat Production: (Red and White meat)

  • Increase Grain Production: (Maize, Soya bean, Sorghum)

  • Increase Tropical Fruit and Vegetable Production

  • Development and refurbishment of the agro-processing facilities for Meat, grains, fruit and vegetable

  • Improve Research Development Programme

  • Provide support to affected farmers through Disaster Relief Schemes

  • Monitor climate change through Climate Change Response Tools

  • Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations Commissioned; Operated And Maintained

The Budget Cycle
Plan

2017-18 Budget

The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.

Programme budgets for 2017-18

A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Administration
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 - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities

2017-18 Adjusted Budget

The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.

Please note
The tables in EPRE chapter (Excel) is not available yet
Implement
Please note
Implementation data coming soon
Review

Planned compared to historical expenditure

Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.

The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.

Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:

Year Phase
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Audited Outcome
2015-16 Audited Outcome
2016-17 Adjusted appropriation
2017-18 Main appropriation
2018-19 Medium Term Estimates
2019-20 Medium Term Estimates

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