31 May 2018 - NW1024
Rawula, Mr T to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION
What is the (a) agricultural purpose and produce of each farm in each province and (b)(i) location, (ii) name and (iii) erf number of each specified farm?
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) does not own land but administers the land on behalf of the Department of Public Works to preserve the land’s agricultural potential.
(i) what is each plot currently being used for?
Reply: The properties are mainly used for livestock grazing and some for planting of crops.
Questions and responses
(i) where is each plot of land located,
Reply: The land in question are in all the 9 provinces: GP (6 488.8419ha), KZN (6 794.6304ha), MP (4 058.6147ha), LP (3 967.2156ha), NC (11 715.7721ha), EC (4 415.2687ha), NW (9 788.393 ha), FS (6 521.4947ha) and WC (19 481.9748ha)
(ii) what is the size of each specified plot and
Reply: Each land has its size and all combined is 73 232.1959ha for all the 9 provinces.
(iii) erf number of each specified farm? (See Attachment B)