Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (South Africa)
|Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries|
Logo of the department
|Formed||7 July 2009|
|Preceding agencies||Department of Agriculture
Department of Water Affairs and Forestry
Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism
|Jurisdiction||Government of South Africa|
|Headquarters||Agriculture Place, 20 Beatrix Street, Arcadia 0002, Pretoria, Gauteng
|Annual budget||R3,658 million (2010/11)|
|Ministers responsible||Tina Joemat-Peterson, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Pieter Mulder, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
|Department executive||Njabulo Nduli, Director-General|
|Child agencies||Agricultural Research Council
National Agricultural Marketing Council
Onderstepoort Biological Products
Perishable Products Export Control Board
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is one of the departments of the South African government. It is responsible for overseeing and supporting South Africa's agricultural sector, as well as ensuring access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food by the country's population.
- "Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Public Service Act, 1994", Proclamation No. 48 of 2009. Government Gazette No. 32387.
- "Vote 25: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries". Estimates of National Expenditure 2010. Pretoria: National Treasury. 17 February 2010. ISBN 978-0-621-39079-7. Retrieved 30 August 2010.
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