THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT:
(a)(i) The timelines for the establishment of the specified entity is within the next financial year, 2021/2022.
- The entity will focus on assisting the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) in planning, financing and implementation of the projects such as land acquisition and allocation. The agency will also focus on the agricultural development and partnering with relevant public and private institutions.
- This will be a co-ordinating agency for land and agricultural development and will therefore work with the department and all entities reporting to the department and all stakeholders playing a role in the sector.