18 October 2018 - NW2408
Steyn, Ms A to ask the MINISTER OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM
What are the full details of each agri-park established to date in terms of (a) the names of each park, (b) the amount of funding spent on each park to date, (c) the amount budgeted for each park in the 2017-2020 medium-term expenditure framework, (d) the details of any directions of how this funding should be spent and (e) how the parks are being (i) managed, (ii) funded and (iii) kept operational? NW2656E
(1) (a),(b),(c) Please refer to Annexure A.
d) Agri-Parks funding is directed to production and physical infrastructure, and aligned to the development plans developed by each district.
e)(i),(ii),(ii) The Agri-Parks are currently being managed by the Provincial Offices of the DRDLR working closely with District Municipalities, whose Mayors have been appointed by the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform as Political Champions.