Together we have made KZN a better province to live in

Together we have made KZN a better province to live in

Together we have made KZN a better province to live in

Together we have made KZN a better province to live in

Together we have made KZN a better province to live in

MEC Themba Mthembu

MEC
Mr Themba Mthembu
Profile

Myeza

Acting HOD
Mr Sibusiso Myeza

Vision

A united, sustainable and vibrant agricultural sector with thriving rural communities in balance with nature.


Mission

To promote, through partnerships, sound agricultural practices that stimulate economic growth, food security and advancement of rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal.

In Focus

Departmental Projects

Latest Events

  • 30
    April
    2019

Official handover of Livestock Agri-Park in KZN

Official handover of Livestock Agri-Park in KZN

MEC of Agriculture and Rural Development Mr Themba Mthembu, has officially handed over the St. Paul Farmer Production Support Unit (FPSU) to communal livestock farmers in the Harry Gwala District....

  • 27
    March
    2019

MEC MTHEMBU AWARDS BEST PERFORMING EXTENSION OFFICERS

MEC MTHEMBU AWARDS BEST PERFORMING EXTENSION OFFICERS

The Extension Summit is an annual event for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development as it creates a platform to reflect on the state of the Province for Agricultural...

  • 21
    September
    2018

OSCA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ACADEMIC SERVICE

OSCA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ACADEMIC SERVICE

The Owen Sitole College of Agriculture (OSCA) marked its 50th year milestone of academic service with a deserving and elaborate festive celebration that took place at its eMpangeni campus.  ...

  • 25
    September
    2018

8th Biennial LandCare Conference

8th Biennial LandCare Conference

The JuniorCare School programme run by the LandCare Section of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in KwaZulu-Natal has proven to be a success as pupils and schools participating...

  • 14
    August
    2018

KZN FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS 2018

KZN FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS 2018

The Female Entrepreneur Awards programme is an initiative by the National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and fisheries (DAFF), to honour the efforts and contribution of women, young females and women...

  • 03
    August
    2018

KZN DARD HONOURS ALL WOMEN

KZN DARD HONOURS ALL WOMEN

August marks the beginning of Women’s Month in the country. Women from all over South Africa gather together to celebrate this month, to honour each other, as well as to...

  • 12
    July
    2018

KZN Premier's Service Excellence Awards 2017/2018

KZN Premier's Service Excellence Awards 2017/2018

The KZN Department of Agriculture and Rural Development participated in the Premier’s Service Excellence Awards which took place on 12 July 2018 at the International Convention Centre in Durban. The...

  • 18
    July
    2018

Greater Kokstad honours former President Nelson Mandela and Mama Albertina Sisulu

Greater Kokstad honours former President Nelson Mandela and Mama Albertina Sisulu

The KZN Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Greater Kokstad Local Office together with the Greater Kokstad Municipality took part in a series of activities on the 18th of July...

  • 11
    May
    2018

UPLIFTING THE NKANDLA COMMUNITY

UPLIFTING THE NKANDLA COMMUNITY

The purpose of the Nkandla Farmer's Day was to uplift and empower black developing farmers to continue farming as well as to educate them on how to acquire more skills...

  • 10
    May
    2018

KZN DARD RABIES VACCINATION CAMPAIGN IN NORTHDALE, PIETERMARITZBURG

KZN DARD RABIES VACCINATION CAMPAIGN IN NORTHDALE, PIETERMARITZBURG

The Department is currently on a massive campaign to create awareness on the possible spread of rabies. This was one of the many vaccination drives being rolled out to mitigate...

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