19 December 2019 - NW510
Masipa, Mr NP to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
With reference to the announcement made by the President of the Republic, Mr M C Ramaphosa, in the State of the Nation Address on 20 June 2019, that the Government allocated R3,9 billion to the Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa in the 2019-22 medium term budget, what (a) amount is earmarked for each financial year in the medium-term budget and (b) amount was allocated for (i) land reform projects and farms, (ii) the commercialisation of black farmers and (iii) small holding farmers in each financial year in the medium-term budget; (2) what amount has been spent for each designated programme to date in the 2019-20 budget allocation; (3) what performance measures are in place to monitor the implementation and success of each programme that receives a budget allocation; (4) (a) what number of farmers does the Government intend to support on an annual basis with the budget allocations to the Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa and (b) by what date will the President, Mr M C Ramaphosa, receive the first briefing in this regard? NW1503E
RESPONSE BY THE DEPARTMENT:
THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT:
- A detailed response to Question 510 will be submitted by 31 January 2020.