Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (South Africa)
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries was one of the departments of the South African government. It was 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.
The department fell under the responsibility of the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. In 2010 the minister was Senzeni Zokwana
In the 2014 national budget, the department received an appropriation of R6,178 billion rand, and had 5,924 employees as of 2010.
The department was superseded by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development in May 2019.See more