Question NW2989 to the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

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27 September 2023 - NW2989

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(1) What (a) total number of farms have been liquidated in each province in the past three years and (b) are the details of the liquidators that have been used in each case. (2) whether the liquidated farms are distributed to upcoming farmers; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (3) whether the specified upcoming farmers receive government funding to support them; if not, why not; if so, what total amount is normally allocated to assist upcoming farmers. (4) whether this funding is channelled via Land Bank; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? NW4053E

Reply:

(1)(a),(b) The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development cannot respond to the question as this matter does not fall within the scope of its defined mandate and key functions.

(2),(3),(4) Falls away.

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