South African Department of Agriculture and Land Affairs


South African Department of Agriculture and Land Affairs

The Department of Agriculture and Land Affairs 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. In 1996, the Departments of Agriculture and Land Affairs were combined to one.

Officials

As of 2008, the top officials of the Department of Agriculture and Land Affairs were:

* Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs: Lulama Xingwana
* Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs: Dirk du Toit

External links

* [http://www.nda.agric.za/ Department of Agriculture (DOA)]
* [http://zaagricland.blogspot.com/ Agriculture and Land Affairs South Africa]


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