06 August 2020 - NW1376
Bagraim, Mr M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
What are the relevant details of (a)(i) land reform farms, (ii) productive farms and (iii) non-productive farms in the Free State and (iv) the reasons that the specified farms are non-productive, (b) the total amounts of recapitalisation funding spent on each farm since they were purchased, (c) the actions being taken to make the non-productive farms productive and (d) where the budget is going to come from for each recapitalisation?
(a)(i) Please refer to Annexure A.
(ii),(iii) The Department has not yet conducted a study on all Land Reform farms to determine the productivity or otherwise.
(iv) Falls away.
b) Please refer to Annexure B
c) Land Development Support is currently limited to Proactive Land Acquisition Farms that were assessed and is currently limited to 146 of those farms due to the budget constraints.
d) The budget for each recapitalisation is going to come from the department.