Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs

Mpumalanga Department Budget for 2017-18


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


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

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