Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs

Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs

The Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs was, from 1996 to 2009, a Minister of the Cabinet of South Africa, with responsibility for the Departments of Agriculture and Land Affairs. The portfolio was created in 1996 when the positions of Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Land Affairs were merged. In the 2009 cabinet reorganization after the election of President Jacob Zuma, the portfolio's responsibilities were divided and transferred to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform.

Ministers of Agriculture and Land Affairs

Kraai van Niekerk (Minister of Agriculture) 1994-1996 Government of President Nelson Mandela
Derek Hanekom (Minister of Land Affairs) 1994-1996
Derek Hanekom 1996-1999
Thoko Didiza 1999-2006 Government of President Thabo Mbeki
Lulama Xingwana 2006-2008
2008-2009 Government of President Kgalema Motlanthe

See also

  • Department of Agriculture (South Africa)
  • Department of Land Affairs (South Africa)

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