DALRRD Revised APP further deliberations; Status of animal disease in country; Progress made in implementing KZN Oversight visit recommendations
28 Jul 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) said there was nothing concrete in the report. Zamokuhle did not even have a budget. She had taken notes on the oversight visit, and a lot was missing in the report, so it was not a true reflection of the Committee’s recommendations. What had been ...
DALRRD Budget: Committee Report; Implementation of Constitutional Court Judgements on labour tenants and update on Farmer Register
15 Jul 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) said her concerns had been captured and she had no additions to make.
DALRD on 2019/20 Quarter 3 & 4 performance
4 Jun 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) agreed that the report was unacceptable. She reminded the Committee that in the DRDLR previous quarterly report, it had said it would improve performance in the third and fourth quarter and this had not happened. DRDLR under-expenditure in Programmes 3, 4 and 5 was concerning considering ...
Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Budget: Committee Report
29 May 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) said that she did not hear anything about the Committee’s recommendations on the Land Bank, its role, and what is currently happening.
Upgrade of Land Tenure Rights Amendment Bill: Department briefing
26 May 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) asked if there was a tracking system to check the progress of this program? The Committee has previously raised issues with the NARSYEC program. However it is not addressed because there is no understanding. The Committee submitted a proposal to the Department. The Department agreed that ...
Commission on Restitution of Land Rights & Ingonyama Trust Board 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
5 May 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC, Eastern Cape) asked how long had the Acting ITB Chief Executive been acting in that post and when was ITB planning to capacitate its executive structure. She asked the Board why projects were listed for execution but they were not reflected in the budget allocation. She ...
Presidential Advisory Panel Report on Land Reform and Agriculture & Implementation of SPLUMA: briefing, with Deputy Minister
10 Mar 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) remarked there were no clear implementation plans for the Committee to be able to monitor the implementation of the recommendations. She then wanted to establish why there was a need for further research on the regulation of land ownership by foreign nationals because there were recommendations ...
DALRRD 2019/20 Quarter 2 performance; Implementation of Audit Improvement Plan: DRDLR; CRLR & OVG
26 Feb 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) asked for clarification on Programme 5 (Land Reform), which indicated a high level of rejection by sellers. What was the Department’s plan to address the issue, and what was the reason behind the rejections. Regarding Programme 3 (Rural Development), she asked what the delays were ...
DALRRD 2019/20 Quarter 2 performance; Implementation of Audit Improvement Plan: DAFF; ITB & ARC
25 Feb 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) wanted to know why 120 000 ha of underutilised land in communal areas cultivated for the Ilima programme production, and 120 690 ha of underutilised land in communal areas cultivated for the Comprehensive Agricultural Support Programme (CASP) production, were funded by different grants and different programmes.
Department response to SONA, Presidential Stimulus Package & district-based model for service delivery
18 Feb 2020
Ms B Tshwete (ANC) said that she noted two things. One is the issue of the Land Bank. Last year the Land Bank was called to give the Committee a presentation and when asked about their mandate, they said that when it comes to Blended Finance, they only pay the ...