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19 November 2019 - NW1355

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Mabika, Mr M to ask the MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Whether her department did business with certain (a) persons, (b) companies and (c) trusts (names and details furnished in each case) (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2019; if so, (aa) on what date(s) did her department do business with the specified persons, companies and trusts and (bb) what was the (aaa) nature and (bbb) monetary value of each business arrangement?                        NW2568E

Reply:

No payments were made to the list of suppliers or individuals

07 November 2019 - NW1158

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Steenhuisen, Mr JH to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Whether her department incurred any costs related to the (a) inauguration of the President of the Republic, Mr M C Ramaphosa, held in Pretoria on 25 May 2019 and (b) State of the Nation Address held in Cape Town on 20 June 2019; if so, in each case, (i) what costs were incurred and (ii) for what reason?

Reply:

(a),(b) No

(i),(ii) Falls away.

07 November 2019 - NW1110

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Opperman, Ms G to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Whether her department has put mechanisms in place to improve leadership and administrative capabilities of (a) municipalities, (b) municipal officials and (c) councillors to assist with appeals resulting from the decisions of the district municipal planning tribunals, especially in the Northern Cape; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(a),(b),(c) Yes. The Department, through the office of the branch responsible for Spatial Planning and Land Use Management (SPLUM) in the Northern Cape, has made extensive interventions incuding the convening of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Forum since 2016, which is held on a quarterly basis to discuss various challenges experienced in the province on the implementation of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, Act No 16 of 2013 (SPLUMA). Extensive training on the SPLUMA has been undertaken for all municipalities as well as individual training sessions upon request by local municipalities in the Northern Cape. This included focussed training on appeal related matters. In addition the Department has provided municipalities with different spatial planning tools, guidelines and training material including the following:

  • SPLUMA Manuals for Appeal Authorities,
  • SPLUMA Core Training manuals,
  • SPLUMA Manuals for Municipal Planning Tribunals,
  • SPLUMA Manuals for Authorised Officials in terms of section 35(4) of SPLUMA, and
  • SPLUMA Manuals for Councillors.

The Department has also formed an intergovernmental team of spatial planning officials in the province spearheaded by its SPLUM branch and including the Office of the Premier, the Department of Co-operative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs (COGHSTA), the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA). This intergovernmental team, co-ordinated by the Department, has been responsible to support local municipalities to improve leadership and administrative capabilities of municipalities, municipal officials and councillors in the implementation of SPLUMA.

06 November 2019 - NW795

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Motsepe, Ms CCS to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(1) (a) What amount was spent on advertising by (i) her department and (ii) state-owned entities reporting to her in the (aa) 2016-17, (bb) 2017-18 and (cc) 2018-19 financial years; (2) what amount of the total expenditure incurred by (a) her department and (b) state-owned entities reporting to her went to (i) each specified black-owned media company and (ii) outdoor advertising in each specified financial year and (c) on outdoor advertising by her department and state-owned entities reporting to her went to each black-owned media company in each specified financial year?

Reply:

1. (a) (i)(aa),(bb)(cc) Please refer to the table below for details of advertising expenditure by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform.

(a) (ii)(aa),(bb),(cc) Please refer to Annexure A for entities reporting to the Minister.

2. (a),(b(i),(ii),(c) Please refer to the table below and Annexure A for a breakdown of expenditure by the Department and entities.

No

(aa) 2016/17

(bb) 2017/18

(cc) 2018/19

(1)(a)(i)

DRDLR

5 534 999.71

4 452 087.95

5 638 759.39

(2)(a)(i)

DRDLR

206 842.00

Mediamark

NONE

920 777.20

Cut to Black

 

20 520.00

Radio Riverside

 

503 686.20

MSG Group

 

69 000.00

ZaFanZone

 

6 000.00

Heartbeat FM

       

6 000.00

Icora FM

 

553 128.00

Mahuhumelo Trading

 

6 000.00

Nongoma FM

 

 

 

6 000.00

Nqubeko Community Radio

     

6 000.00

Pheli FM

     

6 000.00

Pongola FM

     

6 000.00

Radio Zibonele

     

6 000.00

Eldos' FM

     

12 400.00

Moutse FM

     

102 500.00

Mohodi FM

     

123 317.09

Jacaranda FM

     

6 000.00

Rise Community Radio

(2)(a)(ii)

None

None

None

ANNEXURE A TO NA-QUES 795 of 2019

Deeds Registration Trading Account

(1) (ii)

(2) (b)

(2) (c)

(aa)

2016-17

(bb)

2017-18

(cc)

2018-19

  1. Amount to Black-owned Media Company

(ii) Total Amount Outdoor Advertising

Outdoor Advertising : Black-owned Company

       

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

R6,379.33

R464,909.21

R171,860.27

R 32,026.75

Government Printing Works – Government Entity

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

     

R 111,632.24

Ultimate Recruitment Solutions CC – 100% Black Owned

           
     

R 425,457.12

Mahuhumelo Trading Enterprise CC – 100% Black Owned

           
     

R 26,090.00

MacDuff Trading Enterprise T/A Mac Telecoms SA – 100% Black Owned

           
     

R 47,942.70

BQT Construction (Pty) Ltd – 100% Black Owned

           

Office of the Valuer-General

(1)(ii)

(2)(b)

(2) (c)

(aa)

2016-17

(bb)

2017-18

(cc)

2018-19

Amount to Black-owned Media Company

(ii) Total Amount Outdoor Advertising

Outdoor Advertising : Black-owned Company

       

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

R36,448.24

R99,977.93

R134,862.79

R 21,136.41

Government Printing Works – Government Entity

R 0.00

R 0.00

R 0.00

R 0.00

R 0.00

R 0.00

     

R 250,152.55

Ultimate Recruitment Solutions CC – 100% Black Owned

           

Ingonyama Trust Board

(1) (ii)

(1) (b) (i)

Amount to Specified Black-owned Media Company

(2)(b)(ii) Total Amount Outdoor Advertising

(2) (c) Outdoor Advertising : Black-owned Company

(aa)

2016-17

(bb)

2017-18

(cc)

2018-19

2016-2017

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

398 411.79

327 754.02

423 951.81

10 326.10

Government Printing Works

0

0

0

0

0

0

     

113 439.47

Illanga Newspapers

           
     

215 879.40

Independent Newspapers

           
     

51 054.66

Media 24

           
     

5 500.01

MHP Geospace

           
     

2017-2018

           
     

47 477.00

Illanga Newspapers

           
     

101 726.58

Independent Newspapers

           
     

16 899.30

Media 24

           
     

500.00

MHP Geospace

           
     

109 305.00

TBG Media

           
     

10 000.00

Tower Group

           
     

33 950.00

365 Digital Media

           
     

2018-2019

           
     

66 241.00

Illanga Newspapers

           
     

65 486.11

Independent Newspaper s

           
     

34 446.17

Media 24

           
     

5 000.00

MHP Geospace

           
     

242 706.91

TBG Media

           

DALRRD response to the above-mentioned questions:

1. (a) (i) During the 2016/17 financial year, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) spent a total amount of R2 538 495.06.The money was spent on advertising the following departmental programmes:

  • Bactocera Invadens Awareness (R249 933.60)
  • External Bursary Scheme (R75 103.20)
  • Female Entrepreneurial Awards (R359 350.80)
  • Internship Programme (R260 357.76)
  • LandCare (R620 638.86)
  • Assignee DAFF notice (R13 570.56)
  • World Food Day commemoration (R959 540.28)

(bb) During the 2017/2018 financial year, an amount of R 2 261 622.53 was spent. The money was spent on advertising the following departmental programmes:

  • Arbor Week Launch (R1 201 616.08)
  • World Food Day (R313 300.00)
  • #YAFF Awards nominations advert (R190 608.75)
  • #Youth Awards (R556 097.70)

(cc) During the 2018/2019 financial year an amount of R14 288 507.25 was spent. The money was spent on advertising the following departmental programmes:

  • Arbor Month (R1 436 210.38)
  • Bursary awards (R171 603.00)
  • Call for nominations for Advisory Council (R297 459.00)
  • Internship Programme (R278 428.80)
  • LandCare Programme (R853 229.16)
  • Nomination of Agricultural Producer Agents Council (R18 257.40)
  • Nomination of Veterinary Council (R18 257.40)
  • Protected Trees Awareness (R447 391.63)
  • YAFF Awards (R613 471,86)
  • Producer Farmers Register awareness campaign (R10 154 198.62)

2.(a) The department has been sourcing service providers for advertisements through the Government Communication and Information Services (GCIS) department in each specified financial year.

(i) 2016/2017 Financial Year - Black owned companies;

Kurara FM - R7000

Radio NFM - R7000

Radio Riverside - R7000

2017/2018 Financial Year – Black-owned companies – None

2018/2019 Financial Year – Black-owned companies – None

(ii) For the 2016/2017 Financial Year Outdoor Advertising - Alive Advertising company, not

Black-owned) - R110 010.00

2017/2018 Financial Year Outdoor Advertising – None

2018/2019 Financial Year – Outdoor Advertising – None

2. OBP response:

National Assembly Parliamentary question 795/NW1910E

(1)(a) What amount was spent on advertising by (i) her department - n/a and

(ii) state-owned entities reporting to her in the (aa) 2016-17, (bb) 2017-18 and (cc) 2018-19 financial years;

 

(aa) 2016/17

(bb) 2017/18

(cc)2018/19

Advertising spent

R252 336.47

R57 390.00

R59 286.50

(2) What amount of the total expenditure incurred by (a) n/a
her department and

(b) state-owned entities reporting to her went to (i) each specified black-owned media company and (ii) outdoor advertising in each specified financial year and (c) on outdoor advertising by her department and state-owned entities reporting to her went to each black-owned media company in each specified financial year

 

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

(i) Black media company

R39 600.00

R53 940.00

N/A

(ii)Outdoor advertising

N/A

N/A

N/A

(c)outdoor advertising to black media

N/A

N/A

N/A

3. PPECB’s response:

Question 1(a)(ii): The PPECB spent a total of R1,022,937 for the period consisting of F2017, F2018 and F2019 year, which was annually dispersed as follows:

Category

(aa)

(bb)

(cc)

 

2016-17
R

2017-18
R

2018-19
R

Total excluding VAT:

425,829

277,314

319,794

Question 2 (b)(i) & (ii): The PPECB spent a total of R232,650 (black-owned media companies) and R790,287 (other companies) for the period consisting of F2017, F2018 and F2019 year, which was annually dispersed as follows:

Category

Black owned?

% Black owned

 

 

 

     

2016-17
R

2017-18
R

2018-19
R

African Framers Association of SA

Yes

100%

-

-

7,500

Agri South Africa

Yes

51%

16,000

-

-

Dirang Bohle Trading

Yes

100%

28,950

-

-

Picasso Headline (Pty) Ltd

Yes

53%

32,000

8,000

30,900

Tusk Event Management

Yes

100%

72,700

17,600

19,000

(I) Advertising Expenditure: Black-Owned Companies

 

 

149,650

25,600

57,400

Category

Black owned?

% Black owned

 

 

 

     

2016-17
R

2017-18
R

2018-19
R

Agri Connect (Pty) Ltd

No

0%

64,500

22,500

67,500

Fresh Produce Exporters Forum

No

0%

-

-

-

Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd

No

0%

11,020

-

-

Interact Media Defined (Pty) Ltd

No

0%

13,200

14,000

14,500

Kaqala Media (Pty) Ltd T/A Cape Media

No

0%

-

13,800

17,205

Malnor (Pty) Ltd

No

0%

35,600

13,400

44,850

Market Intelligence

No

0%

50,610

63,231

38,293

Media 24 News

No

0%

-

13,800

-

Mediacom Ltd

No

0%

20,860

31,377

41,500

MES Online South Africa (Pty)Ltd T/A Agrifood SA

No

0%

32,566

12,466

38,546

Now Media (Pty) Ltd

No

0%

34,840

66,450

-

Sa Fruit Journal

No

0%

12,500

-

-

Zip Print (Pty) Ltd

No

0%

483

690

-

(ii) Advertising Expenditure: Other Companies

 

 

276,179

251,714

262,394

Total excluding VAT:

 

 

425,829

277,314

319,794

4. NAMC response:

Expenditure on Advertisement NAMC

 

 

 

Financial year

Description

Supplier

Amount

2016/17

Internal Audit services tender advertisement

Human Communication

32,872.49

2017/18

Internal Audit services tender advertisement

Human Communication

33,611.76

2018/19

Internal Audit services tender advertisement

Human Communication

-

Total

 

 

66,484.25

06 November 2019 - NW944

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Julius, Mr J to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Whether the Westonaria Agri-park in the Rand West City Local Municipality is operational and functional; if not, (a) why not and (b) what plans has her department put in place in order for the agri-park to be operational and functional; if so, (i) who are the beneficiaries and (ii) how did the beneficiaries benefit since the inception of the agri-park?

Reply:

THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT:

Yes. In addition, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) has developed a detailed implementation plan for the Farmer Production Support Unit (FPSU) to be implemented by 31 March 2021 in order to further strengthen the services currently delivered from the FPSU. The plan is to provide additional production tunnels; upgrade the packhouse; and construct a new storage facility; security lighting; water reservoir and reticulation services; accommodation for FPSU Manager; mechanics workshop for local repairs and maintenance; and a shed for machinery and implements. The Gauteng Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) will also deploy crop and soil scientists.

(a),(b) Falls Away.

(i) 87 farmers in a 20km radius have been profiled to make use of the facility. In addition, four cooperatives are currently active in the FPSU. The Voice-Out-Deaf and Boo-Letsholo Cooperatives have been operating from the site for approximately two-years, whereas the Seeds of Change Cooperative (occupying a 6000 m² shade net structure) and City Harvest Cooperative occupying the Vertical Chamber farming structure have both taken occupation of the facility during October 2019 after an open tender process was concluded. The Voice-Out-Deaf harvest kale, lettuce and spinach. This group also won the Provincial and National Female Farmer Award on the category of disabled people in agriculture. Boo-Letsholo plant only spinach.

(ii) Several farmers have benefitted from bringing their produce for storage in the FPSU packhouse prior to sending the produce to the market. Veterinary and Extension Support Services are also available to all farmers in the FPSU catchment area. Mechanisation support is available to farmers, the tractors and implements are currently stored off site at a municipal facility, pending the completion of the warehouse. A farmer training facility is available at the FPSU.

30 October 2019 - NW990

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

What (a)(i) challenges and (ii) lessons have been learned from the implementation of the One Household One Hectare Programme, (b) number of households participated in the programme in each province and (c) amount has been spent on the programme in each province in each year since the inception of the specified programme?

Reply:

a) The Department has completed the analysis of the Impact Evaluation Report and the following challenges and lessons were identified

(i) Challenges

  • Respondents alleged that government does not conduct proper consultation;
  • Unrealistic production plans;
  • Generational gaps and lack of youth participation;
  • Changing the nature of implementation models by the Department;
  • Delays by the Department and appointed stakeholders;
  • Lack of commitment from some household members;
  • Insufficient funding/lack of stipend/salary;
  • Lack of proper project site monitoring.

(ii) Lessons

  • Going forward it will be necessary for the Department to develop an implementation plan which is shared with stakeholders prior to development, approval and implementation of new programmes to ensure critical support and ownership;
  • The Department should ensure that beneficiaries’ representatives sign off the production plans following community meetings where these plans are presented for approval;
  • It is the prerogative of each household to nominate who shall represent it, and the experience has been that elderly people are the ones who usually step forward. This does not mean that youth are not involved; youth who are interested will be involved through their households;
  • Since most sites are existing and have been previously operational, production plans were based on the immediate needs of the beneficiaries.
  • For the Department to speed up approval of quotations and payments and fast-track the supply of equipment and implements for beneficiaries, it requires the cooperation of all role-players, i.e. beneficiaries, site managers, accountants, suppliers. Continuous and open communication at all times amongst role-players is critical.
  • Not all beneficiaries have shown lack of commitment or requested the payment of stipends – most have appreciated the support that government has provided in terms of production inputs, implements and mechanisation;
  • The Department will have to strengthen its monitoring endeavours, which are through District Offices closer to clients.

(b) and (c) Expenditure of the commitments will reflect “0” households

Year

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

Totals

Households Heads/Budget Spent

Number of Households

Budget Spent R “000

Number of Households

Budget Spent R “000

Number of Households

Budget Spent R “000

Number of Households

Budget Spent R “000

Eastern Cape

0

 

266

5 987

446

18 052

712

24 039

Free State

0

 

112

22 521

694

40 533

806

63 054

Gauteng

0

 

107

22 575

4

859

111

23 434

KwaZulu Natal

0

 

702

38 755

601

38 376

1 303

77 131

Limpopo

766

18 417

1 688

76 896

113

22 530

2 567

117 843

Mpumalanga

0

 

749

18 616

0

21 768

749

40 384

North West

0

 

168

15 112

0

0

168

15 112

Northern Cape

0

 

823

145 290

293

19 769

1 116

165 059

Western Cape

0

 

33

8 312

100

2 403

133

10 715

Grand Total

766

18 417

4 648

354 063

2 251

164 290

7 665

536 770

30 October 2019 - NW1053

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Masipa, Mr NP to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(1)       What measures will her department take to help speed up drought relief funding to the farmers of the Northern Cape while they are waiting for the proclamation of the provincial disaster area to be gazzetted in view of the fact that farmers are currently so indebted that they cannot secure loans to buy feed resulting in farm workers being at risk of losing their jobs?

Reply:

a) The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) has together with the Provincial Department of Agriculture in the Northern Cape reprioritized Casp budgets and set aside R30 million for provision of fodder for affected farmers as well as expansion of existing fodder production initiative of the province which include the planting of hay and lucerne by farmers along the Orange River. The boreholes have been drilled and equipped for water reticulation.

The Department has also collaborated with the National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) to expedite the process of classifying and declaring a state of Provincial Drought Disaster to assist farmers to better negotiate for leniency with their financiers. The team led by the NDMC is currently conducting the verification exercise in the Province to ensure that Disaster Management Act is complied with. Following this verification, the NDMC will classify a provincial state of drought disaster.

30 October 2019 - NW991

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Whether the Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela Communal Property Association is registered, if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

The Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela Communal Property Association is registered in accordance with section 8(2) of the Communal Property Associations Act, 1996. Following the Constitutional Court judgement that ordered the Department to register Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela as a permanent Communal Property Association, it was registered as such and allocated registration number CPA/07/1032/A. Please refer to the attached registration certificate.

16 September 2019 - NW733

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De Villiers, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Whether her department hosted any event and/or function related to its 2019 Budget Vote debate; if so, (a) where was each event held, (b) what was the total costs of each event and (c) what is the name of each person who was invited to attend each event as a guest; (2) Whether any gifts were distributed to the guests attending any of the events; if so, (a) what are the relevant details of the gifts and who sponsored the gifts? NW1778E

Reply:

In response to the above-mentioned questions:

1. (a) The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) hosted a Stakeholder Engagement Session after the Minister’s Budget Vote on 16 July 2019 at Radisson Blue Le Vendome in Sea Point, Cape Town.

(b) The Stakeholder Engagement Session was sponsored by AFGRI, Fruit-SA, Distell, Poultry SA and Ocean Group Limited. The cost of the sponsorship is as follows:

Venue and entertainment–R225 768, 00

Beverages–R25 000,00

Branded corporate gifts–R136 102, 50

(c) Captains of the industry and stakeholders from the sector were invited to attend the Minister’s Budget Vote and the Stakeholder Engagement Session after the Budget Vote.

2. (a) Corporate gifts given to attendees were branded power banks, pens and diaries sponsored by Poultry South Africa.

12 September 2019 - NW513

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

What total number of agricultural export protocols are outstanding, (b) from which dates have the protocols been outstanding, (c) why is each protocol still outstanding and (d) by what date is each outstanding protocol expected to be finalized?

Reply:

 

 

Response to Parliamentary Question

 

QUESTION NO.:

513/NW1506E

TO:

MINISTER

FROM:

DIRECTOR-GENERAL

SUBJECT:

QUESTION 513/NW1506E FOR WRITTEN REPLY BY MRS A STEYN (DA) TO THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

CLASSIFICATION:

CONFIDENTIAL

An export protocol is located at the end stage of a continuum of activities aimed at securing market access. An export protocol can only be concluded once the trade negotiations are finalised. At any given stage there are trade negotiations with trading partners and these are invariably at different stages of advancement within the market access continuum. Some market access requests for some commodities are at questionnaire (initial) stage, others are at health certification (final) stage. However, there are requests where negotiations have stalled. Trade negotiations on sanitary and phytosanitary matters do not unfold in a straight-line trajectory as there is consistent exchange of notes on scientific and technical facets. Moreover, any projected or assumed pathway or timeframe may be impeded, interrupted or curtailed by a range of factors. The table provided responds to questions 1 (a) (b) (c).

The dates given in this response are dependent vary depending on the complexity of the matter, and therefore the time it takes for the importing country to complete its risk analysis processes. For example the request to export beef to the USA had been going through a “Rule Making Process” of the USA for almost 10 years and was not even concluded when South Africa reported its 2011 Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak in KZN; following this South Africa was told to start the process from beginning.

With negotiations, the department sends a reminder shortly after the initial communication, if there is no response from the trade partner. If after one (or two) reminders there is still no response, the file is closed unless there is an indication of interest from the local industry.

Export Protocols

Country

Commodity Protocol outstanding

From which dates have the protocols been outstanding

(application date)

Why is each protocol still outstanding

By what date is each outstanding protocol expected to be finalised?

QUESTIONNAIRES

Australia

Ruminant semen and embryos

April 2015

Submitted FMD questionnaire response 20 April 2015. Australia has informed us on 23 July 2015 that they will not be able to evaluate the information for the next year, as resources had already been allocated elsewhere. Awaiting a response from Australia

Unknown

Indonesia

Beef

January 2016

Submitted questionnaire response on 29 January 2016. VPH still to submit dossiers on the establishments. Waiting for a response from Indonesia.

Unknown

Israel

Beef

May 2010

Beef questionnaire sent to Israel in May 2010. On 28 October 2015 Israel informed us that information is too old and process will only be restarted if there is interest from Israeli importers. Waiting for confirmation from Israel that there is Israeli interest.

Unknown

Japan

Beef

December 2015

Received questionnaire for completion. However, during prioritisation workshop with industry it was decided that it is an unlikely market, so it is on hold unless re-prioritised.

Unknown

Philippines

Beef

June 2016

Questionnaire in process of being completed.

Unknown

Singapore

Beef

April 2015

Singapore has indicated that they cannot allow importation from a country without negligible risk status for BSE. In January 2019, Singapore sent updated import requirements for BSE undetermined risk status countries. Singapore has expressed an interest in an inspection visit. However, South Africa has lost its OIE recognised Foot and Mouth Disease status and therefore, South Africa cannot host Singapore for the export of beef until the FMD free status has been regained.

Unknown

 

Lamb

 

Questionnaire was received. Was not prioritised at workshop with industry.

Unknown

Sri Lanka

Beef

August 2015

Sri Lanka indicated that they cannot import from a country without BSE negligible risk.

Unknown

Taiwan

Beef

July 2014

Sent information to Taiwan regarding the South Africa BSE status to check whether they would consider importing beef. Awaiting a response.

Unknown

Thailand

Beef

July 2017

Sent information on the FMD and BSE status of South Africa on 27 July 2017. Still awaiting a response.

Unknown

Vietnam

Beef

March 2015

Completed questionnaire submitted on 7 June 2016. Further information was requested which was sent on 17 March 2017. Awaiting a response.

Unknown

INSPECTION VISITS

Russia

Beef and mutton

March 2015

Inspection visit took place in March 2015. Inspection report indicated many concerns. South Africa cannot comply with Russia’s import requirements.

Unknown

Saudi Arabia

Beef and mutton

July 2016

Questionnaire response was submitted on 15 July 2016. An amended format of the questionnaire was requested. This was completed in 2017. Inspection visit to be arranged. Proposed dates for March 2017. The inspection visit had to be delayed due to lack of human resources. Thereafter, South Africa lost its Foot and Mouth Disease free status

Unknown

VETERINARY HEALTH CERTIFICATE NEGOTIATIONS

Malaysia

Beef

September 2014

Inspection visit took place in October 2017. A VHC was prepared according to the requirements received from the Malaysia Veterinary Authority and is awaiting inputs from management. VHC must then be circulated to the Provincial Veterinary Services and can then be proposed to Malaysia for negotiation.

Unknown

Brazil

Bovine semen and embryos and ovine semen

June 2016

Proposed veterinary health certificates were submitted to Brazil for negotiation in 2017. A response requesting amendments was received on 22 March 2018. Preparing the amendments.

Expect to send amended VHCs to Brazil by the end of 2019.

Argentina

Bovine semen and embryos

March 2018

Proposed veterinary health certificates on 16 July 2018. Received a request for amendments on 2 August 2018. Preparing the amendments.

Expect to send amended VHCs to Argentina by the end of 2019.

MARKET ACCESS NEGOTIATIONS FOR PLANT AND PLANT PRODUCTS

China

Pears

2008

The draft Protocol was received from the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China on 26 July 2019 and is being evaluated; upon confirmation of the whether South Africa is in a position to comply with the protocol, it will be taken through a consultation process with Industry.

Unknown

China

Soyabean

14 February 2019

Additional information on certain pests of concern had been requested by China; South Africa is currently compiling the required additional technical information.

Unknown

Japan

Avocado

17 December 2014

The draft Protocol and annexes with comments from MAFF were received in April 2019; feedback is being finalised.

Possibly by the end of September 2019, depending on when the response is completed and sent , and on feedback from Japan

Mexico

Table grapes

February 2006

Research on pest surveillance still needs to be conducted as requested by Mexico for one of the quarantine pests which occurs in the Table grape production areas of SA.

Unknown

Philippines

Citrus

August 2008

Feedback on the draft Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) report, draft phytosanitary requirements and proposed mitigation treatment measures for citrus fruits was provided to the Philippines on 11 July 2019.

Unknown

Taiwan

Avocado

November 2015

Additional information on certain pests of concern had been requested by The Taiwanese National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) Bureau of Animal and Plant Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ); the relevant technical experts in SA are currently collating the information.

Unknown

Thailand

Apples

05 August 2016

Feedback on the pest list of Apples from South Africa to be exported to the Kingdom of Thailand had been communicated to Thailand on 24 May 2019.

Unknown

South Korea

Table grapes

September 2011

Additional information on specific risk management measures on listed quarantine pests of concern had been requested by the Republic of Korea in March 2019; research/ surveillance still need to be conducted in SA.

Unknown

USA

Avocado

23 July 2008

Mitigation measures for pests of concern were communicated in a letter of response to the USDA-APHIS on 28 June 2019.

Unknown

USA

Maize/ corn seed

12 June 2012

Additional information on specific risk management measures on listed quarantine pest of concern had been communicated on 17 May 2018; feedback is awaited from the USA.

Unknown

12 September 2019 - NW227

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Masipa, Mr NP to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

What are the details of the institutional basis established by the formation of her department for a comprehensive approach to the economic development of the country’s rural areas, especially relating to the removal of constraints in accessing land, as declared by the President of the Republic, Mr M C Ramaphosa, on 26 June 2019?

Reply:

THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT:

The President in the State of the Nation address indicated that government will immediately release State land for agricultural and human settlement in order to make a contribution towards acceleration of land reform to address the inequality in terms of ownership and use. Similarly, the President highlighted the need to urgently address issues of economy. As a strategic intervention on the delivery model, the President has indicated that government will adopt a district approach.

Land release

The departments of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development together with other departments have identified state land that is suitable for agriculture and human settlement. Such identification has taken into consideration who is the holder of the land in question amongst the various spheres of government. Secondly such profiling will indicate the appropriate use of such land and its potential and whether such land is encumbered or not. Thereafter necessary processes of State land disposal will take effect.

Public works has identifies about 100 parcels of land where Restitution of land will be a beneficiary given that some of these properties are areas where communities were forcibly removed in the past.

Agricultural land therefore will enable those communities to engage in agricultural activities and government will give necessary support through its programs such as CASP, Letsema and Land care. A range of farmer support services will be provided for some from provincial departments of agriculture.

The combination of the two departments and the alignment of their programs will go a long way in creating viable farmer support to farmers. Building on the Agriparks, the department will focus on 27 Farmer Production Support Units (FPSUs) which are like service centres to support farmers with mechanisation, extension, market information, production inputs such as seeds and vaccines.

Honourable member, these FPSUs are located in the districts consistent with the President’s statement. Key to the functionality of the FPSUs will be the mobilisation of farmers to ensure that production is activated. The second phase will be the construction of production hubs such as storage facilities, pack houses as well as mini processing plants. However, this will be guided by the commodities that will be produced in those localities.

The department will engage municipalities and districts to activate farmers markets so as to create a value chain pipeline in the various localities. It is our view that these interventions by our department will make a contribution towards the development of economic activities in our communities especially in rural economies.

12 September 2019 - NW721

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Winkler, Ms HS to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Why has there been no attempt to draft legislation around companion animal welfare in terms of backyard breeding when there is a huge problem with stray companion animals in the Republic?

Reply:

DAFF’S RESPONSE:

PQ.  721/NW1766E Ms H S Winkler (DA) to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development:

Why has there been no attempt to draft legislation around companion animal welfare in terms of backyard breeding when there is a huge problem with stray companion animals in the Republic? NW1766E

Animal welfare in South Africa, except for performing animals, is administered under the Animal Protection Act, 1962 (Act No.71 of 1962). The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has not considered drafting a separate legislation relating to companion animals.

12 September 2019 - NW545

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Bagraim, Mr M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Regarding the amendment of the Animal Improvement Act, Act 62 of 1998, which places more than 30 wild animals within the legal purview of agriculture and, essentially, farming, (a) what are the reasons this has been done, (b) was there a public consultation process and (c) what research was undertaken by scientists in planning the amendment; (2) Whether, in view of the Animal Improvement Act, Act 62 of 1998, allowing improvement of genetically superior animals to increase production and performance, permitting breeders to manipulate breeding outcomes and also allowing artificial insemination to be used, her department has considered the implications of the change for the 33 species of wild animals listed in the Amendment; if not, why not; if so, what are the implications?

Reply:

 

 

Response to Parliamentary Question

 

QUESTION NO.:

545/NW1541E

TO:

MINISTER

FROM:

DIRECTOR-GENERAL

SUBJECT:

QUESTION 545/NW1541E FOR WRITTEN REPLY BY MR M BAGRAIM (DA) TO THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

CLASSIFICATION:

CONFIDENTIAL

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DAFF’S RESPONSE:

PQ.  545/NW1541E Mr M Bagraim (DA) to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development:

  1. Regarding the amendment of the Animal Improvement Act, Act 62 of 1998, which places more than 30 wild animals within the legal purview of agriculture and, essentially, farming, (a) what are the reasons this has been done, (b) was there a public consultation process and (c) what research was undertaken by scientists in planning the amendment;
  2. whether, in view of the Animal Improvement Act, Act 62 of 1998, allowing improvement of genetically superior animals to increase production and performance, permitting breeders to manipulate breeding outcomes and also allowing artificial insemination to be used, her department has considered the implications of the change for the 33 species of wild animals listed in the Amendment; if not, why not; if so, what are the implications? NW1541E

1 (a)The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) received a request from the industry in a letter dated 15 January 2017 to have game animals declared in terms Animal Improvement Act, 1998 (Act 62 of 1998). DAFF added the wildlife species to the list of Game animals regulated to under Animal Improvement Act, 1998 (Act No. 62 of 1998) for game farming production. The species were then declared in the government gazette dated 17 May 2019. Industry is registered in terms of the Animal Improvement Act, Act 62 of 1998 to represent game breeders societies to ensure genetic purity and sustainable utilization; do research on feeding and nutrition; define and measure traits of economic importance; and study regulatory gaps on game for food production.

(b) The DAFF did not conduct public consultation on the declaration of these animals.

(c) No research was undertaken by scientists in planning to have the game animals

declared in terms Animal Improvement Act, 1998 (Act 62 of 1998). These animals are landraces (endemic) to South Africa, hence the declaration of landrace (a kind of animal indigenous to or developed in the Republic). However, research will be executed on the species based on research questions in areas such as genetic purity, feeding and nutrition.

2. The Animal Improvement Act, Act 62 of 1998, provides for improvement of genetically superior animals to increase production and performance. This act is progressive, and can therefore not be implemented to the detriment of animal (biological) genetic resources. Declaration of the animals is aimed at ensuring that these landraces are conserved. It is also important to indicate that, due to changing farming systems in South Africa, game animals are included as these are already part of farm animal production systems in the country.

12 September 2019 - NW512

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Masipa, Mr NP to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(a) What is the status of communication between her department and the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) regarding the clarification on the interpretation of announcement 122 made on 23 July 2019, (b) by what date is it expected that the situation will be resolved and (c) what are the details of all steps taken by her department to communicate the outcomes of all interactions with the GACC to wool industry role players to avoid unnecessary panic?

Reply:

 

 

Response to Parliamentary Question

 

QUESTION NO.:

512/NW1505E

TO:

MINISTER

FROM:

DIRECTOR-GENERAL

SUBJECT:

QUESTION 512/NW1505E FOR WRITTEN REPLY BY MR N P MASIPA (DA) TO THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

CLASSIFICATION:

CONFIDENTIAL

 

   
   
   

DAFF’S RESPONSE:

PQ.  512/NW1505E MR N P Masipa (DA) to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development:

(a) What is the status of communication between her department and the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) regarding the clarification on the interpretation of announcement 122 made on 23 July 2019, (b) by what date is it expected that the situation will be resolved and (c) what are the details of all steps taken by her department to communicate the outcomes of all interactions with the GACC to wool industry role players to avoid unnecessary panic? NW1505E

a) Letters seeking clarity on the wool exports and the health attestation were forwarded to the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC’s) General Administration of Customs of China by the department on the 12th of August 2019 and 19th of August 2019. A response to the letters was received through the South African Embassy in Beijing on the 22nd of August 2019. The interpretation of the response letter by the Embassy outlined that the Chinese government had replied with two main options for the South African government. The one option was to continue with the certificate as agreed upon before Announcement 122 of 23 July 2019. The second option was to propose a new health certificate. Pursuing the second option of proposing a new health certificate would have resulted in the suspension of trade on wool to PRC for the period of negotiation. The first option was the preferred option.

b) The situation is resolved. The industry has also accepted the option of South Africa continuing to certify according to the requirements as agreed before Announcement 122 of 23 July 2019. This option guarantees the clearing of the backlog created by the suspension of export of wool to China. However, the department, in line with Announcement 122 of 23 July 2019 is committed to continue engaging with the PRC on a new draft of the health certificate during a period where there would be minimal impact on wool exports to the PRC. The wool industry has affirmed this position and has requested that should discussions with the PRC commence, the industry should be consulted.

c) The Department held a meeting with representatives of Cape Wools and two wool buyer companies on the 15th of August 2019 to understand the challenges faced by industry. Subsequent to this meeting, a follow-up letter was forwarded to the PRC on the 9th August 2019. The Department also telephonically engaged the industry during the period when the response from the PRC was awaited. Upon receipt of a response from the PRC on 22nd August 2019, the industry was immediately informed telephonically and through an email. An official letter to this effect was also sent to the industry on 23rd August 2019. In its reply, the industry indicated that the existing health certificate will be utilized to address the backlog of wool exports in the stores.

03 September 2019 - NW352

Weber, Mr WL to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural DevelopmentQUESTION

What (a) number of official international trips is (i) she and (ii) her deputies planning to undertake in the 2019-22 medium term expenditure framework, (b) will the (i) destination, (ii) date, (iii) purpose and (iv) number of persons who will travel with the delegation be and (c) is the detailed breakdown of the expected cost of (i) flights, (ii) accommodation and (iii) any other expenses in each case?

Reply:

*All reflected costs are estimate amounts.

*This is not an exhaustive list as a number of Ministerial interventions may be proposed based on the market dynamics for agricultural products and Minister may also be invited by her counterparts on a bilateral issues and those of global governance. therefore, this will be updated regularly.

Date

Destination

Purpose of trip

Delegation

Flights

Accommodation

Other Expenses

31 July – 6 August 2019

Benin

FAO conference

Minister

Private PA

DG Mlengana

Act DG Sadiki

R111 000

R60 000

R10 000

August 29-30 2019

Denmark

World Food Summit

To be confirmed

R50 000

R20 000

R34000

September 2019.

(To be confirmed with Botswana)

Gaborone, Botswana

Resolve bilateral issues on trade in agricultural products.

To be confirmed

R27 000

R24 000

R7 000

25 to 26 September 2019

Brasilia

9th BRICS Ministers of Agriculture meeting

To be confirmed

R50 000

Minister +3 to be paid by the host country

R10 000

September 25 - 26

Brazil

Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture of BRICS, to be held in Brasilia

To be confirmed

R50 000

Host country provide accommodation for the (Minister + 3 )

R10 000

October 2019

Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA.

Attend the Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment. Minister is the outgoing 2nd Vice Chairperson of the Bureau of this committee.

To be confirmed

 

R30 000

R20 000

R 13 000

November 2019 (To be confirmed by Presidency)

Windhoek, NAMIBIA.

Binational Commission (BNC) postponed from last year. Minister may be invited to the Joint Cooperation Commission (JCC) which precedes the BNC to accompany the DIRCO Minister.

To be confirmed

R26 000

R20 000

R7 000

22 November to 01 December 2019

Abidjan, COTE D’IVOIRE.

5th Agriculture and Animal Resource Fair

To be an effective international interlocutor for the agriculture of South Africa and effectively contribute towards the African Agenda

To be confirmed

R50 000

R20 000

R10 000

2020 venue and date not available yet

2021 venue and date not available yet

Russia

India

10th BRICS Ministers of Agriculture meeting

11th BRICS Ministers of Agriculture meeting

To be confirmed

R50 000

Minister +3 paid by the host country as per ToR

R10 000

2020 (date still to be confirmed

Zimbabwe

31st FAO Regional Conference

To be confirmed

R50 000

R15 000

R10 000

November

Date not confirmed yet

France

F’SAGRI Steering Committee meeting

Deputy Minister

To be confirmed

R50 000

R16000

R10 000

May 2020.

Saudi Arabia

G20 Ministers of Agriculture meeting

To be confirmed

R50 000

R20 000

R10 000

12 -16 July 2021

Italy, Rome

42nd session of the FAO Conference

To be confirmed

R50 000

R20 928

R6000

January 2020 (last week to be confirmed by the AU Commission)

Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA

African Union General Assembly

To be confirmed

R50 000

R20 000

R 10 000

2022 venue and date not available yet

China

12th BRICS Ministers of Agriculture meeting

To be confirmed

R50 000

Minister +7 paid by the host country as per ToR

R10 000

03 September 2019 - NW465

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural DevelopmentQUESTION

With reference to her reply to question 251 on 18 July 2019, what (a) is the name of each assignee designated in terms of section 2(3)(a) of the Agricultural Product Standards Act, Act 119 of 1990 and (b) are the relevant details of the process followed to designate each assignee to conduct inspection on regulated agricultural products destined for (i) export and (ii) sale locally?

Reply:

(a) Names and details of assignees designated by the Honourable Minister in terms of section 2(3) of the Agricultural Product Standards Act No. 119 of 1990 (“the APS Act”)

Assignee designated for inspection on all regulated products destined for export

Name

Date of designation

Products covered for inspection

Perishable Product Export Control Board (PPECB)

23 August 1991

Fresh fruits and vegetables, agronomy, animal and processed products intended for export

Assignees designated for local inspections

Name

Date of designation

Products covered for inspection

South African Meat Industry Company (SAMIC)

30 January 1998

Classification and marking of meat intended for sale in South Africa

Product Control for Agriculture (PROKON)

18 March 1994

Potatoes intended for sale in South Africa

 

17 May 2016

Fresh fruits and vegetables intended for sale in South Africa

Impumelelo Agribusiness Solutions

09 December 2016

Processed products and canned processed products intended for sale in South Africa

Nejahmogul Technologies and Agric Services

09 December 2016

Dairy and dairy imitation products as well as edible ices intended for sale in South Africa

Agency for Food Safety

09 December 2016

Animal products (poultry and eggs) intended for sale in South Africa

Leaf Services

17 May 2016

Grains and grain products intended for sale in South Africa

(b) Designation of assignees

The process that is followed in terms of designation of the assignees is set out in section 2(3) of the APS Act. For purposes of transparency and competitive selection process, an invitation for prospective assignees accompanied by selection criteria, with respect to 2016 designation was publicized in the Government Gazette and national newspapers.

02 September 2019 - NW257

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Mbabama, Ms TM to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Whether her department reserved a percentage of the department’s budget for the current financial year for disaster management; if not, why not, considering the risky nature of the agricultural sector; if so, what informed the percentage?

Reply:

The former Department of Rural Development and Land Reform established at national level, has sub-programme called Rural Disaster Mitigation Services which is aimed at coordinating departmental disaster management related functions in compliance with the Disaster Management Framework of 2005. As a result, the Department allocates within its budget, funds for capacity building and disaster risk reduction that are implemented annually. The sub-programme is allocated a total amount of R15.4 million.

During unforeseen disaster events, the Department, upon declaration of a disaster reprioritization or funding within existing budget for relief efforts in consultation with relevant stakeholders is made to cater for the disaster.

29 August 2019 - NW440

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Breedt, Ms T to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(1) What (a) progress has been made with conducting the State land audit and (b) are the timelines for completing the specified audit; (2) what (a) methodology is being applied in compiling the audit and (b) sources are being consulted for conducting the land audit; (3) whether she will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

1. (a) The final report of the audit of state land conducted by the department was published in 2013.

(b) The audit was carried out between 2010 and 2012.

(2) (a) The audit involved desktop analysis and field physical verification.

(b) Deeds ownership data and Cadastral Data.

(3) No.

29 August 2019 - NW301

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

What (a) number of hectares is currently sitting in the Agricultural Land Holding account and (b) is the annual income for the account?

Reply:

a) There are 85 325 total hectares currently sitting in the Agricultural Land Holding account for the financial year 2018/2019 and

b) The amount of R 15,038,040.58 is the annual income for the account in 2018/2019 financial year.

NB:

The hectares sitting in the Agricultural holding account refers to the total number of hectares acquired in the financial year 2018/2019 which is not related to the amount of annual income since not all farms/hectares acquired qualify for rental billing/collection

28 August 2019 - NW385

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural DevelopmentQUESTION

(1) What (a) number of investigations undertaken by her department are currently underway and (b) are the reasons for each specified investigation; (2) whether she will make the reports of each investigation public; if not, why not; if so, by what date? NW1357E

Reply:

AGRICULTURE

1(a) Cabinet invoked Section 100 (1) of the Constitution of South Africa on the Provincial Administration of the North West Province in May 2019. President Ramaphosa then established an Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT), chaired by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to address matters relating to the administration in North West. The IMTT was supported by the Technical Task Team (TTT) comprising of Directors-General (DGs). The TTT recommended that a forensic audit and investigation be conducted into the appointment and operations of Agridelight, which was an implementing agent for North West Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) projects.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) engaged the National Treasury (NT) in September 2018 to conduct a forensic audit on the indicators of possible fraud, financial irregularity, financial mismanagement and corruption relating to the appointment of Agridelight. This audit and investigation had to delve into subsequent operations and activities of projects funded through Comprehensive Agricultural Support Programme (CASP) in READ. The National Treasury began with the forensic audit and investigation in November 2018.

To date, satisfactory progress has been made on this forensic audit and investigation. The DAFF Audit Committee was briefed on the progress made relating to the process. The National Treasury will conclude its work in due course.

(b) This is the only forensic audit and investigation that is currently being conducted by the DAFF and the reason are outlined above.

2. All matters related to this forensic audit and investigation will be dealt with in terms of decisions by Cabinet which invoked Section 100 (1) of the Constitution of South Africa relating to Provincial administration of the North West Province.

RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM

(1) (a) There are 43 allegations scheduled for investigation on the rolling annual case management register. In addition, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) was authorised to conduct investigations in terms of the following Presidential Proclamations:

Proclamation No. R. 53 of 2012 for Restitution matters;

Proclamation No. R. 7 of 2014 for State Information Technology Agency;

Proclamation No. R. 599 of 2015, and amendment to Proclamation No. R. 7 of 2014, to include Deeds matters; and

Proclamation No. R.24 of 27 for land reform matters.

(b) The Department has a duty to investigate allegations of irregularities, including fraud, corruption, financial mismanagement, financial irregularities and mismanagement, amongst others. The allegations investigated were received from the Anti-Corruption Hotline managed by the Office of the Public Service Commission, management, whistle-blowers, officials of the department and members of the public. Alleged offences based on these reports include amongst others fraud, corruption, financial mismanagement and maladministration. The investigations conducted by the SIU are carried out in terms of Proclamations by the President as provided in the Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act No 74 of 1996.

2. The investigation reports of the Department are confidential and are generally not shared with the public; however requests for access to the reports may be made in terms of the applicable law, namely the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000.

 

23 August 2019 - NW267

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Weber, Ms AMM to ask the MS A M M WEBER

What (a) total amount is budgeted for her private office for the 2019-20 financial year and (b) was the (i) total remuneration, (ii) salary level, (iii) job title, (iv) qualification and (v) job description of each employee appointed in her private office since 1 May 2019? NW1233E

Reply:

a) R26,369,000

b) (i) Total Remuneration (ii) salary level and (iii) job title

Component

Subcomponent

Post Description

Post Salary Level

Post Costing

Office of the Chief of Staff

Private Office

Private Secretary

13

1 005 063

Office of the Chief of Staff

Private Office

Community Outreach Officer

11

733 257

Office of the Chief of Staff

Private Office

Assistant Appointment Secretary

9

376 596

Office of the Chief of Staff

Private Office

Secretary/Receptionist

7

257 508

Office of the Chief of Staff

Private Office

Domestic Worker

3

122 595

Office of the Chief of Staff

Private Office

Domestic Worker

3

122 595

TOTAL

2 617 614

(b) (iv) highest qualification and (v) job description

Post Description

Post Status

Highest Qualification

Job description

Private Secretary

Filled

B.Com (HRM)

Provide a direct secretarial support service to the Executive Authority.

Community Outreach Officer

Vacant

 

To facilitate Member’s interface with Citizens on matters falling within portfolio

Assistant Appointment Secretary

Vacant

 

Assist the appointments/private and administrative secretaries to provide a direct support service to the executive authority.

Secretary/Receptionist

Filled

BA Art (Hons) Psychology

To render a secretarial and receptionist service to the office of the Executive Authority

Domestic Worker

Vacant

 

The main purpose of this position is” To provide household service aid

Domestic Worker

Vacant

 

The main purpose of this position is” To provide household service aid

21 August 2019 - NW249

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(a) What total number of land claims are currently in court, (b) how long has each of the cases been going on in court, (c) what number of judges are currently serving in land claims courts and (d) how many are needed in order to speed up the processes?

Reply:

a) 349

b) Currently the earliest (long serving) case dates back to 1998. It becomes difficult to state how long a case can stay at the Land Claims Court solely because a litigant sues the department or Commission based on a decision taken by a Commissioner. Once that decision is reviewed/ set aside or corrected, for example, in acceptance/ gazetting of a claim, such a litigant will then compel referral of the claim to the Land Claims Court under the same case number as the initial case, then there might be other interlocutory applications on the same case requiring a number of various actions or directives to be issued by the judge or bring certain things to be done e.g Research / Mapping or valuation of lease rights.

c) The total number of the Land Claims Court Judges known to the Commission is (Four) being:

  1. Acting Judge President Justice Meer
  2. Acting Judge Molefe
  3. Acting Judge Ngcukaitobi
  4. Acting Judge Canca

d) The Department of Justice via the Land Claims Court can be the relevant institution to respond to this question as the Commission does not know the time period a judge requires to fast-tract the finalisation of the cases.

 

END

21 August 2019 - NW65

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Sindane, Mr P to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

What are the names of the ten largest commercial land owners in each province?

Reply:

The Branch Deeds Registration does not have a record of the use of land. However the table below reflects the land owners of the top 10 largest farms, according to its extent per province. Various municipalities are the custodian of the land use.

Province

Property/ Land Owner

Eastern Cape

1. Geyer Hermanus

2. Mun Ikwezi

3. South African National Roads Agency S O C Ltd

4. National Government Of The Republic Of South Africa

5. Moravian Church In South Africa

6. South African National Roads Agency Ltd

7. Watt Handrie Van Der

8. Roelofse George Frederik

9. National Government Of The Republic Of South Africa

10. National Government Of The Republic Of South Africa

Free State

1. Macholo Moramang Simon

2. Plessis Jacoba Johanna Du

3. Die Suid-Afrikaanse Nasionale Padagentskap Ltd

4. South African National Roads Agency Soc Ltd

Mangaung Local Municipality

  1. Zwarts Johannes Jurgens
  1. Oppermansgronde Communal Property Association
  1. Universiteit Van Die O V S
  1. Eskom Holdings Ltd
  1. National Government Of The Republic Of South Africa

Gauteng

  1. Joubert Christel Dorothea
  1. South African National Roads Agency Ltd
  1. Marine Civil Pty Ltd
  1. Nekiap Prop No 5 Cc
  1. In2food Prop Pty Ltd
  1. Far West Rand Dolomitic Water Assoc
  1. Technicrete I S G Pty Ltd
  1. Chessboard Trade & Invest 67 Pty Ltd
  1. National Government Of The Republic Of South Afric
  1. Chris Vlok Prop Services Cc

 Kwazulu Natal

  1. Delport Andries Christoffel
  1. Emcakwini Community Trust
  1. The Shawe Family Trust
  1. Wild Dog Estate Pty Ltd
  1. Roman Catholic Church-Dundee
  1. Nodunga Communal Property Association
  1. Stein Walter Mark
  1. Izimbiwa Coal Proprietary Limited
  1. Ingonyama Trust-Trustees
  1. Kuzwayo Witness Bongane

 Mpumalanga

  1. Pretorius Maria Sophia
  1. Capstone 33 Pty Ltd
  1. Paardekop Boerdery Pty Ltd
  1. Welgelegen Communal Prop Assoc
  1. Vos Johannes
  1. Botes Gemma Louise
  1. South African National Roads Agency Ltd
  1. Roos Gysbert Johannes
  1. Nic Grobler Familie Trust
  1. South African National Roads Agency Ltd

 North West

  1. Linda Trust
  1. Pieter Ernst Familie Trust
  1. Wolverand Trust
  1. Hennie Pieters Trust
  1. Botha Theunis Louis
  1. Rietfontein Trust
  1. Bluebird Farm Pty Ltd
  1. Hennie Pieters Trust
  1. Klipkop Boerdery Familie Trust
  1. Martha Theunissen Trust

 Limpopo

  1. Limpopo Landowners Pty Ltd
  1. Tygerfontein Beleggings Cc
  1. Republiek Van Suid-Afrika
  1. Tokmar Familie Trust
  1. Boukrag Eiendomsbeleggings Pty Ltd
  1. Schut 4 Now Pty Ltd
  1. Boschplaats Boerdery Pty Ltd
  1. Lema O Phele Group A Trust
  1. Lema O Phele Group A Trust
  1. Kruger Petrus Jacobus

 Northern Cape

  1. Duikerfontein Trust
  1. Gemeenskap Van Richtersveld
  1. Gemeenskap Van Concordia
  1. Frances Baard Distriksmunisipaliteit
  1. Republiek Van Suid-Afrika
  1. Nasionale Regering Van Die Republiek Van Suid Afri
  1. National Government Of The Republic Of South Africa
  1. Riemvasmaak Gemeenskapsontwikkelingstrust
  1. Richtersveld Sida Hub Communal Prop Association
  1. Gemeenskap Van Komaggas

 Western Cape

  1. Wit Maria Dorathea De
  1. Garden Route Gateway Plaza Pty Ltd
  1. Brand Adri Ronel
  1. Plessis Jacobus Lodewicus Du
  1. Garden Of Eden District Pty Ltd
  1. Republiek Van Suid-Afrika
  1. South African National Roads Agency Ltd
  1. Sanbona Game Reserve Pty Ltd
  1. Hoon Trust
  1. Gemeenskap Van Ebenezer

20 August 2019 - NW119

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(1) What number of incomplete sale purchase agreements for land claims are currently on the books of the State; (2) in what number of land claims did sellers agree to sell land to the State, which the State did not offer to purchase (a) in each of the past five financial years and (b) since 1 April 2019; (3) what is the average turnaround time for the State within which to purchase land from willing sellers?

Reply:

(1) 42

(2) (a) 85 (This figure refers to only 2018/19 financial year as the Commission had previously not categorised the capturing of offers according to land purchases and financial compensation.

(b) 32 from April 2019 to date.

(3) There is no average turn-around time since the process involves valuation (by OVG), and purchase price negotiations with land owners.

20 August 2019 - NW250

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(1) What is the current status of each of the AgriParks; (2) (a) what amount has been (i) budgeted for each park and (ii) spent on it to date and (b) which parks have been completed; (3) whether any outstanding payments is owed to contractors; if so, (a) what amount and (b) to which projects?

Reply:

(1) Of the proposed 44 Agri-Parks, none have been fully completed. Please refer to Annexure A for a list of projects under implementation and planning status.

The following 4 Agri-Hubs are partially operational:

  • Nchora: EC;
  • Springbokpan: NW;
  • Witzenberg : WC; and
  • Mkhulu Agri-Hub: MP.

The following 23 Farmer Production Support Units (FPSUs) are partially operational:

  • Qamata-Bilatye - FPSU (EC);
  • Emalahleni – FPSU (EC);
  • Makholokoeng – FPSU (FS);
  • Sediba FPSU (Mangaung, FS);
  • Tarlton – FPSU (GP);
  • Bakkerdals - (Westrand: GP);
  • Ndumo FPSU (KZN);
  • Makhatini FPSU (KZN);
  • Nsuze FPSU (KZN);
  • St Paul FPSU (KZN);
  • Mapela FPSU (LP);
  • Nwanedi FPSU (LP);
  • Tshiombo (LP);
  • Huntington FPSU (MP);
  • Dundonald FPSU (MP);
  • Sybrandskraal FPSU (MP);
  • Heuningsvlei FPSU (NC);
  • Eksteenskuil FPSU (NC);
  • Taung FPSU NW);
  • Ebenaeser FPSU (WC);
  • Napier FPSU (WC);
  • Suurbraak PFSU (WC); and
  • Haarlem FPSU (WC)

(2) (a),(i),(ii) Please refer to Annexure B.

(b) There is no fully completed Agri-Park to date.

(3) (a) Invoices are paid as per job completed/ satisfied.

(b) Please refer to Annexure A for projects still under implementation or retention and still to be paid.

16 August 2019 - NW92

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Sindane, Mr P to ask the MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Whether his department has ever conducted a feasibility study into the possibility of the Republic procuring 100% of food consumed locally; if not, why not; if so, what were the findings of the study? NW105OE

Reply:

Since 1994, neither the Department nor its entities have conducted a study into the possibility of procuring 100% of food consumed locally.

There was no compelling reason for undertaking such a study. However, the Department undertakes studies on food security levels, agricultural production trends, and agricultural trade patterns. In circumstances where there is comparative disadvantage and domestic consumption exceeds production such as in the case of wheat, the country imports the balance.

07 August 2019 - NW165

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

What mechanisms has her department put in place in order to transfer vacant land owned by the State to various Government departments; (2) what number of land parcels that are owned by the State have been identified as land that will be transferred?

Reply:

1. A number of organs of state in the three spheres of government (national, provincial and local) are constitutionally empowered to hold land for service delivery objectives. To the extent that the departments falling under the Ministry of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development hold vacant land, there’s no plan to transfer such vacant land to government departments. The plan is to transfer such land to prospective land reform beneficiaries. Our policy however provides for the donation of land falling under our custody to other government departments, in instances where such departments identify such land as suitable for their service delivery objectives.

2. Falls away.

07 August 2019 - NW252

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Masipa, Mr NP to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

(1) (a) Has a full report on all contracts undertaken by a certain company (name and details furnished) been compiled; if not, why not; if so, what was the total value of contracts undertaken by the specified company since it started work in the North West; (2) whether the (a) Bahwaduba and (b) Tlhabologang abattoir projects have been completed; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details? NW1211E

Reply:

(1) (a) The close out report on all contracts undertaken by Agridelight Training and Consulting has not yet been furnished by the company. This was despite several requests from the Department to the Implementing Agent. In a bid to resolve this matter, the Department is in a litigation process with the Agridelight to source this document. The matter is before the Court and in line with the directives on Section 100 Intervention.

The total amount of all transactions between the Department and Agridelight Training and Consulting contract from 01 November 2014 to 31 October 2017 is R604 048 828.18 as per the financial systems report. The figure includes 10% Management Fee for Agridelight.

(2) Bahwaduba and Tlhabologang Abattoir projects have not yet been completed. This is due to the fact that, upon expiry of the Agridelight Project, the Department attempted to appoint the service provider who was appointed by the Agridelight to complete the project. However, the service provider in question was not, and is still not compliant to the CIDB grading requirement (expired CIDB Grading Level to low) for the value of the project that he was being appointed for. Furthermore, the service provider’s tax compliance matters were not and are still not in order as prescribed by the Treasury Regulations.

07 August 2019 - NW164

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

What number of (a) district land reform committees have been established in each province (i) in each of the past 10 years and (ii) since 1 January 2019 and (b) the specified committees are still functional; (2) what are the details of (a) the mandate of district land reform committees and (b) how the committees are constituted; (3) whether her department still recognises district land reform committees; if not, what is the current status of the committees; if so, what are the relevant details of the applicable legislation on which her department relies in its recognition of the committees; (4) whether private sector stakeholders are still involved in the district land reform committees; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. (a),(i) Please refer to the table below.

Province

EC

FS

GP

KZN

LP

MP

NC

NW

WC

Total

Number of DLRCs

6

5

3

10

5

3

5

4

5

46

(ii0 None

(b) No, they are suspended for review of their functions.

(2) (a) Mandate: To support Government to resolve the slow pace of land redistribution in South Africa, and the lack of successful implementation of policy at the local level.

(b) DLRCs consist of a multi sectoral group of key stakeholders: Private sector, Organized Agriculture, farmers associations, civil society with interest in Land issues and Government.

(3) Yes. In 2018, the Department undertook a decision to review the terms of reference of the committees. The DLRCs are established in terms of Chapter 6 of the National Development plan (NDP) as the guiding framework for the Department.

(4) Yes. The composition as articulated in the Terms of Reference includes private sector stakeholders.

07 August 2019 - NW118

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

What number of land claims have been gazetted, but not yet processed by the Land Claims Commission; (2) whether she has found that the gazetting of land claims has a negative impact on the (a) value of the property and (b) owners’ ability to secure bank loans; if not, in each case, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details in each case; (3) whether all land claims that have been found to be invalid have been degazetted; if not, (a) why not and (b) what number of invalid land claims still need to be degazetted; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(1) 3 358

(2)(a)(b) Section 11(1) of the Restitution of Land Rights Act requires the Commission to publish in the gazette all land claims that are deemed compliant with Section 2 of the Act. To not publish claims that are deemed compliant with the Act will constitute non-compliance with the Act. The Commission has not conducted any scientific studies to determine the impact of the gazetting of claims on affected properties. However, even if such studies were to confirm a negative impact of gazetting of land claims on property values, such impact would not be reason enough for the Commission not to execute the legislative imperative as imposed by Section 2 of the Restitution of Land Rights Act.

(3) (a) Section 11A of the Restitution of Land Rights Act provides for Withdrawal or Amendment of a gazette notice ONLY where either a party affected by the publication, typically a land owner, makes representations to the Commission with information conclusive to the Commission that the claim is non-compliant or the Commission, through detailed investigation, finds information that indicates that the claim is non-compliant.

Since the decision to withdraw a gazette notice is tantamount to the dismissal of the claim, the Commission follows a 2 stage process which is in line with the provisions of administrative justice towards claim dismissal.

In the first stage, the Commission provides the claimant with the notice or letter of an intention to dismiss the claim where after the claimant is provided with a minimum of 30 days to provide the Commission with conclusive reasons and or additional information that may convince the Commission not to dismiss the claim.

The 2nd stage consists of the issuing of the final dismissal letter where the notice period lapses without the claimant providing convincing additional information or where the information so provided is not convincing.

In all instances affected land owners are made aware when land claims are dismissed or when land claimants opt for other forms of settlement such as financial compensation.

(b) The Commission does not gazette invalid claims.

 

07 August 2019 - NW108

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Luthuli, Mr BN to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Whether, with reference to the issue of land settlement agreements, she has been informed that there are land claims where settlement agreements have been reached by all parties involved in the land claims and approved by either the former Minister or the Chief Land Claims Commissioner (CLCC) in terms of section 14(3) of the Restitution of Land Claims Act, Act 22 of 1994; if not, why not; if so, what is the status of these settlements; (2) whether she has been informed that the office of the CLCC in KwaZulu-Natal, through its officials, have been and currently are interfering by not implementing the agreed settlement and causing conflict within the communities who are of the view that those officials benefit in such settlement; if not, (a) whether she will investigate this matter and (b) what steps will she take in her investigation; if so, what steps does she intend taking against the specified officials; (3) whether she has any contingency plan in place should the steps she intends to take fail; if not, why not; if so, what indicators will she use to measure the success of the steps and the strategy?

Reply:

1. No. The Commission is still in the process of briefing the Minister on the work of the Commission

2. No.

(a) Yes.

(b) The Minister will firstly request details, from the Hon Inkosi Zulu, of those settlements where officials in the Office of the Regional Land Claims Commissioner: KwaZulu-Natal are allegedly not implementing the agreements and are causing conflict. Thereafter, she will investigate the veracity of the allegations and, where necessary, take appropriate action to ensure implementation of the agreed settlements and taking corrective measures against transgressing officials.

(3) No. A contingency plan will only be developed once the details of the allegations have been provided and the allegations investigated.

07 August 2019 - NW258

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Mbabama, Ms TM to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Whether, taking into account the inherent risks to crops and the high costs of insuring such crops to farmers, her department is considering any government-subsidised crop insurance scheme to assist farmers; if not, why not; if so, (a) what are the relevant details and (b) by what date will the specified scheme be implemented? NW1217E

Reply:

The Department has identified a need for agricultural insurance due to inherent risks and high costs incurred by smallholder and commercial producers in the sector. The department will engage both the National Treasury and the Land and Agricultural Bank on Agricultural Bank on how such an insurance can be developed as well as financed risks that may be associated with the system.”

19 July 2019 - NW245

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Masipa, Mr NP to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural DevelopmentQUESTION

(1) (a) Why was her department’s blended finance programme suspended, (b) what number of applications were funded through the programme since its inception, (c) what was the average Rand value of grant support and loan provided to each client and (d) what was the average turnaround time from application to the disbursement of any loans and/or grants; (2) whether she has found that the suspension of her department’s blended finance programme has had a negative impact on the commercialisation of black emerging farmers and producers; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) (a) why could the review process not be conducted while continuing with the programme, (b) on what date did the review process start, (c) how long is it anticipated to take to finalise it and (d) when would the farmers start submitting applications going forward; (4) what are the full relevant details of the committee and/or panel constituted to perform the review? NW1204E

Reply:

1.(a) Why was her department’s blended finance programme suspended?

The Department noticed the need to address certain gaps that were identified during the implementation of the programme, hence the temporary suspension.

(b) What number of applications were funded through the programme since its inception:

Approval Date

Producer name

Approved BF amount by Funding Forum

 Amount drawn

Undrawn amount

20/02/2019

Tete Somahasti Trading Enterprise CC

R 7 000 000.00

 R7 000 000.00

 R                           -  

20/02/2019

FH Benade

R  4 000 000.00

 R4 000 000.00

 R                           -  

20/02/2019

Ditaung Agricultural Cooperative

R   35 500 000.00

 

R  35 500 000.00

20/02/2019

Mway Trading Enterprise

R   12 057 500.00

 

R   12 057 500.00

20/02/2019

ADK Poultry

R   4 710 310.00

 R  2 358 202.05

 R  2 352 107.95

20/02/2019

Moatswi Trust

R   2 713 933.00

 R   209 360.75

 R  2 504 572.25

01/03/2019

Sign Farming

R    22 750 000.00

 

R    22 750 000.00

 

 

R    88 731 743.00

 R  13 567 562.80

 R    75 164 180.20

NB: Those highlighted have been paid.

(c) What was the average Rand value of grant support and loan provided to each client and?

For these 4 transactions the:

Average project value – R10.054 mil

Average grant value – R4.606 mil

Average loan value - R5.449 mil

(d) What was the average turnaround time from application to the disbursement of any loans and/or grants;

Average turnaround time is 9 weeks

2. Whether she has found that the suspension of her department’s blended finance programme has had a negative impact on the commercialization of black emerging farmers and producers; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

The aspirant beneficiaries of the programme are farmers/producers that are currently farming and could not have stopped their operations as the funding model’s intention is to support expansion of their operations towards commercialization, so the suspension would not adversely affect them negatively.

3.(a) Why could the review process not be conducted while continuing with the programme?

The review could not be conducted while continuing with the programme because there were policy and approval processes gaps that would have negatively affected further implementation should the programme had proceeded in its current form. In addition to that, the Department did not want to continue processing applications through a system that has gaps.

(b) On what date did the review process start?

The first meeting of the Task Team to review the funding model took place on 11 December 2018.

(c) How long is it anticipated to take to finalize it and?

The Task Team completed the assessment of gaps and the proposed revised model at the end of May 2019. However due to the merging of DAFF and DRDLR, the then DAFF’s Task Team work was extended to include members of the DRDLR to integrate the two processes and develop the policy and proposed funding model. The due date for the finalization of this task team work has been extended to the end of July 2019 and present to the Minister and thereafter Cabinet.

(d) When would the farmers start submitting applications going forward;

Once the Cabinet has approved the policy that guides this funding model. The revised model will specify clearly the date when the farmers may start sending applications through.

4. What are the full relevant details of the committee and/or panel constituted to perform the review?

4.1. Chief Director: Policy Development and Planning: Ms. B. Bopape - Chairperson

4.2. Chief Director: Cooperatives and Rural Enterprises: Ms Kwena Komape

4.3. CASP-Coordinator: Ms. E Mtshiza

4.4. Chief Director Development Finance: Mr N. Ramashia

4.5. Chief Director: Food Security: Dr J. Moeng

4.6. Director Plant Production: Mr T. Ramashala

4.7. Director: Programme Development Support: Ms R. Joemat

4.8. Director Small Scale Forestry: Mr T. Mathiane

4.9. Scientist Manager Animal Production: Dr N.B. Nengovhela

4.10. Director: Agro-processing: Mr. Victor Thindisa

4.11. Chief Director: Forestry Development and Regulations: Ms P. Nkhwashu.

4.12. Chief Director: Plant Production and Health: Dr. J. Japhta

4.13. Chief Director: Forestry Operations: Ms. M. Leseke

4.14. Chief Director: Financial Management: Ms Z. Lufele

4.15. Chief Director: National Extension Support Services: Mr B. Msomi

4.16. Chief Director Sector Capacity Development: Ms L. Botsheleng

4.17Chief Director Aquaculture and Economic Development: Mr B. Semoli

Secretariat – Deputy Director Development Finance – Ms. Vivian Pila.

18 July 2019 - NW251

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural DevelopmentQUESTION

Has a statutory service provider been appointed in terms of section 3(1A) (b)(ii) of the Agricultural Product Standards Act, Act 119 of 1990; if not, why not; if so, what (a) method was used to appoint the service provider and (b) are the details of the contract?

Reply:

No statutory service provider has been appointed in terms of section 3 (1A)(b)(ii) of the Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990, however, assignees have been designated by the Minister in terms of section 2 (3)(a) of the said Act as far back as 1991 until recently in 2016. A total of 7 assignees have thus far been designated to conduct inspection on regulated agricultural products destined for export and those that are sold locally. The empowering section that was used in the designation of assignees is the very same section 2 (3)(a) of the said Act. The obligations, duties and rights of parties, the assignee, the regulated community and that of the Honourable Minister, are set out in the said Act.

09 April 2019 - NW820

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

(1) Are there any industrial producers of hemp in the Republic; if so, (a) what is the location of each producer, (b) how much is produced and (iii) what is the Rand value of what is currently being produced; (2) whether there are plans to expand the hemp industry in the future; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? NW943E

Reply:

1. Currently, hemp production is only authorised for research purposes under special conditions granted by the Director-General of the National Department of Health. The permit is issued in terms of Section 22A (9) (a) (i) of Medicine and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965. About nine permits are issued per annum. The majority of applications are from three provinces, namely KwaZulu Natal, Eastern Cape and Western Cape. Each site is largely confined to 2 hectares in size.

To date, the Department of Health has received and is still considering 36 applications for commercial hemp cultivation. The area to be cultivated ranges from 2ha to 20ha. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries is therefore unable to respond on the tonnage produced and its estimated rand value.

Hemp is still regarded as a drug, and thus regulated by two pieces of legislation, namely, the Medicine and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965 administered by the Department of Health and the Drugs and Trafficking Act, 1992 administered by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and enforced by the South African Police Services.

2. Government is working on several measures aimed at facilitating the establishment of a hemp industry with the intension of diversifying the agricultural sector and to create jobs.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries collaborates with the following departments, Health, Trade and Industry, Environmental Affairs, Justice and Constitutional Development, South African Police Services, Agricultural Research Council (ARC) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) towards developing a new regulatory framework for hemp. Much progress has been made in terms of dealing with technical matters regarding production of hemp, research and technology development, commercial feasibility and other related matters. The Departments of Health as well as Justice and Constitutional Development have been requested to amend their respective legislation to facilitate commercial production of hemp and manufacturing of related products.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Department of Health are also developing guidelines for regulating the cultivation and manufacturing of hemp and hemp products. The two departments will make pronouncements once this process has been concluded.

09 April 2019 - NW766

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What total number of (a) tenders that were advertised by (i) his department and (ii) entities reporting to him in each (i) month and (ii) province in the past 10 years required tender briefings and (b) the briefings were compulsory in each year since 2010 up into 2018?

Reply:

DAFF

BID NO.

DESCRIPTION OF BID

DATE AND TIME OF BRIEFING

PLACE

BRIEFING COMPULSORY

(YES OR NO)

4.4.12.2/2/10

The appointment of a Service Provider for the creation of Firebreaks on Fala Properties in the North West Province administered by DAFF through its Directorate: Land Settlement

23, 24 and 25 June 2010

10:00

North West Farms

Yes

4.4.12.2/3/10

The appointment of a Service Provider for the creation of Firebreaks on Fala Properties in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province administered by DAFF through its Directorate: Land Settlement.

28/29 June 2010

10:00

Kwa-Zulu Natal Farms

Yes

4.4.12.2/4/10

The appointment of Service Providers for the creation of Firebreaks on Fala Properties in Limpopo Province administered DAFF through its Directorate: Land Settlement.

21 June 2010

11:00

Roedtan Post Office, Limpopo Province

Yes

4.4.12.2/6/10

The appointment of Service Providers for the creation of Firebreaks on Fala Properties in Mpumalanga Province administered DAFF through its Directorate: Land Settlement.

12 July 2010

11:00

Balfour Post Office,

Mpumalanga

Yes

4.4.12.2/7/10

The appointment of Service Providers for the creation of Firebreaks on Fala Properties in the Northern Cape Province administered by DAFF through its Directorate: Land Settelement.

8 July 2010

11:00

Shell Garage opposite Flamingo Casino on the N12 in Kimberley

Yes

4.4.12.2/8/10

The appointment of a Service Provider to undertake the economic study to determine appropriate thresholds for AgriBEE Sector Codes.

15 July 2010

10:00

Conference Room, 7th floor, Sefala Building, DAFF Office.

Yes

4.4.12.2/10/10

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Silvicultural Services at Phiphidi, Voorspoed and Rossbach Estate in Limpopo Province.

17 September 2010

10:00

Voorspoed Forestry Office, Limpopo Region Voorspoed Plantation Soekmekaar Modimolle Local Municipality

Yes

4.4.12.2/11/10

The appointment of a Service Provider for the erection of Fence on Fala Properties in the Eastern Cape Province administered by DAFF through its Directorate: Land Settlement.

21 September 2010

10:00

Oude Drift Guest House, Motherwell/Addo Elephant Park, Eastern Cape Province.

Yes

4.4.12.2/13/10

The appointment of a Service Provider to determine the Forest Transport Infrastructure requirements in relation to transport development plans at National, Provincial and Municipal Level.

8 October 2010

10:00

Imbizo Boardroom, 7th floor, Harvest House, Hamilton Street,

DAFF Offices

Yes

4.4.12.4/17/11

The appointment of a Service Provider to serve as DAFF’s implementing agency for the implementation of national skills fund (NSF) mega projects in six provinces, namely (Kwa-Zulu Natal, North West Province, Northern Cape, Free State, Eastern Cape, and Mpumalanga) of South Africa.

14 September 2011

11:00

Agriculture Place,

DAFF Offices.

Yes

4.4.12.4/21/11

The appointment of a Service Provider for the supply and delivery of stationery to DAFF for the period of two (2) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/22/11

The appointment of a Service Provider for off-site storage space for 32 000 boxes for Departmental Archival Files, for a period of five (5) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/34/11

Bid for the Harvesting and Sale of Timbers at Sokhulu, Qhudeni, Hlokosi and Kwa Gubeshe Plantations in Kwa-Zulu Natal, for the period of one (1) year.

14 February 2012

09:00

Hlokozi Plantation,

Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Yes

4.4.12.4/36/11

Bid for the Harvesting of Eucalyptus sawtimber at Manzamnyama, Gomo, Tabankulu, Papane, Fort Donald, Elubaleko, Tonti, Camsholo, Longweni, Bencuti, Qumbu, Ntaboduli, Sampompolo, Mtamo, Mtywenka, Mbophelelo, Libode, Luthubeni, Sebeni Zibungu, Xosheni, Wilo, Nququ, Mnyameni, Nqamakwe, Mazizini, Ngunduza, Camama, Hoyana, Tamara, Kei-mouth, Kentani, Mbulu, Mgomazi, Mission , Mngcozo, Tsojana, Needs Camp, Katberg, Zikhova and Langanci Plantations in the Eastern Cape Province for a period of thirty six (36) months.

29 February 2012

12:00

PRD II Building

Cnr Durham & Sutherland Street

3rd/4th Floor

Mthatha

Yes

4.4.12.4/37/11

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Sale of Pine Timbers at Etwa, Amanzamnyama, Gomo, Tonti, Manina, Nququ and Mnyameni Forestry Plantations, Eastern Cape for a period of one (1) year.

29 February 2012

09:00

PRD II Building,

Cnr Durham & Sutherland Street,

3rd/4th Floor,

Mthatha

Yes

4.4.12.4/6/11

The appointment of a Security Companies at Nomadamba, Libode, Etwa and Mzimvubu Plantation Estate in the Eastern Cape.

4 May 2012

10:00

DAFF Office, King Williams’ Town

Yes

4.4.12.4/11/11

The appointment of a Service Provider to render cleaning and deep cleaning services to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries at Agriculture Place, Harvest House, Sefala Building and Hamilton Forum for a period of two (2) years.

4 August 2011

10:00

DAFF

Agriculture Place

Yes

4.4.12.4/1/12

The appointment of a Contractor to render a Security Service for DAFF at Hebron and Injaka Plantations, Mpumalanga Province for a period of twelve (12) months.

11 May 2012

11:00

DAFF

Agriculture Place

Yes

4.4.12.4/2/12

The appointment of an accredited Contractor to provide ABET lessons to employees of DAFF based inn Kruger North and South for the period of three (3) years.

2 May 2012

11:00

DAFF

Sefala Building

Yes

4.4.12.4/3/12

The appointment of a Contractor to provide ABET lessons to employees of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries based in Thabazimbi, and Lephalale for a period of three (3) years

2 May 2012

10:00

DAFF Office

Thabazimbi

Yes

4.4.12.4/4/12

The appointment of an accredited contractor to provide ABET lessons to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries based in North West, Northern Cape and Musina for a period of three (3) years.

2 May 2012

10:00

DAFF Office

Northern Cape

Yes

4.4.12.4/5/12

The appointment of an accredited contractor to provide ABET lessons to employees of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries based in East London for a period of three (3) years.

3 May 2012

10:00

DAFF Office

East London

Yes

4.4.12.4/6/12

The appointment of a Contractor to render Security Services to Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries at Nomadamba, Libode, Etwa and Mzimvubu Plantation Estate for a period of twenty four (24) months.

4 May 2012

10:00

DAFF Office

East London

Yes

4.4.12.4/7/12

The appointment of a Service Provider for the weeding and tending work at Amanzamnyama and Ntsubane Estates Plantation in the Eastern Cape for a period of one (1) year.

11 May 2012

11:00

King Williams’ Town DAFF Office

Yes

4.4.12.4/8/12

The appointment of a Service Provider for the weeding and tending work at Etwa and Ntywenka Estate Plantations in the Eastern Cape for a period of one (1) year.

11 May 2012

11:00

DAFF

King Williams’ Town Office

Yes

4.4.12.4/9/12

The appointment of a Service Provider for the weeding and tending work at Mpofu, Nomadamba, Nququ and Mt. Coke Estate Plantation in the Eastern Cape Province for a period of one (1) year.

11 May 2012

10:00

DAFF

King Williams’ Town

Office

Yes

4.4.12.4/10/12

The appointment of a Private Security Contractor to render a Security Service for the DAFF for a period of two (2) years.

11 May 2012

11:00

DAFF

Agriculture Place

Yes

4.4.12.4/11/12

The appointment of a Service Provider for the development of network that will assist both small holder farmers and subsistence farmers to generate the income through Zero Hunger Programme

8 May 2012

11:00

DAFF Agriculture Place

Yes

4.4.12.4/12/12

The appointment of a Service Provider to assist DAFF in the mobilization of farmers and communities around the activities of the National Zero Hunger Programme for a period of three (3) years.

8 May 2012

11:00

DAFF

Agriculture Place

Yes

4.4.12.4/15/12

The appointment of a Service Provider (PSP) to develop toolkits to enhance potential of SMME and rolling out pilot-training programmes in the Forestry Sector for the period of twelve (12) months.

29 May 2012

11:00

110 Hamilton Building, DAFF

Yes

4.4.12.4/17/12

The appointment of a Service Provider to assist DAFF in the development of network that will assist both smallholder farmers and subsistence farmers to generate the income through Zero Hunger.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/20/12

Bid for the Sale of Eucalyptus Coppice Timbers at Voorspoed, Rossbach and Phiphidi Forestry Plantation in Limpopo Province for the period of one (1) year.

10 August 2012

11:00

DAFF Office

Limpopo Province

Yes

4.4.12.4/1/13

The appointment of a Private Contractor to render a security service at the DAFF

26 April 2013

11:00

Agriculture Place,

DAFF Office

Yes

4.4.12.4./2/13

Supply and delivery of an estimated quantity of

3 000 x 3.05m standards (3.05 length) for a period of two (2) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/3/13

Supply and delivery of an estimated quantity of

6 00 000 of fully galvanized double twisted 2.5mm barb wire for a period of two (2) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/4/13

Supply and delivery of an estimated of 1 200 x

3 600mm 1-section x (305mm x 102mm x 25kg/m) 300w hot rolled steel for a period of two (2) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/5/13

Supply and delivery of 7 x 4mm x 13mm hot dipped fully galvanized stay wire for a period of two (2) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/6/13

The appointment of a Service Provider to assist DAFF to conduct farmer field school pilot projects in support of smallholder development for a period of one (1) year.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/7/13

Supply and delivery of rounded hardwood droppers (32-58mm) x 2.45m for a period of two (2) years

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/8/13

Supply and delivery of Portland cement cem 1 or cem 11 42.5N (50kg) bags for a period of two (2) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/9/13

Supply and delivery of an estimated quantity of 240.000m fully galvanized 2.5mm binding wire for a period of two (2) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/10/13

The appointment of a Private Security Guards at Injaka Stat Plantation for DAFF in the Directorate: Forestry Management: Limpopo/Mpumalanga.

21 June 2013

10:00

Injaka Plantation, Mpumalanga Province.

Yes

4.4.12.4/12/13

The appointment of a Service Provide to develop the Policy to guide the conservation and sustainable use of natural agricultural resources Act, Act No. 43 of 1983 (CARA) for a period of twelve (12) months.

11 July 2013

11:00

Delpen Building,

DAFF Offices

Yes

4.4.12.4/16/13

The appointment of a Private Security Contractor to render a Security Service(s) for DAFF at the Plant Quarantine Station, Stellenbosch, and the Animal Quarantine Station, Milnerton, Western Cape Province for a period of two (2) years.

11 September 2013

11:00

Plant Quarantine Station, 2 Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape Province.

Yes

4.4.12.4/11/13

The appointment of a Private Security Guards at Hebron Stat Plantation for DAFF in the Directorate: Forestry Management: Limpopo/Mpumalanga

21 June 2013

11:00

Injaka Plantation, Mpumalanga Province

Yes

4.4.12.2/1/13

Supply and delivery of 400 x 165mm inside diameter steel borehole casing with 4 – 4.5mm wall thickness (177mm outside diameter) six meter lengths.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.2/3/13

The appointment of a Professional Service Provider to develop Mbazwana, Manzengwenya and Mabaso Plantations Business Plan for a period of four (4) months.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.2/4/13

The appointment of a Service Provider to assist DAFF to develop and compile a land care evaluation report for compliance to division of revenue Act No. 1 of 2012

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.2/5/13

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Construction of firebreaks in the North West Province for DAFF for a period of two (2) months.

19 August 2013

10:00

Agricultural Offices,

Agri Centre Building,

Cnr Dr James Moroka Road and Stadium road, Mafikeng

Yes

4.4.12.2/6/13

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Construction of firebreaks in Mpumalanga Province for DAFF for a period of two (2) months.

21 August 2013

09:00

Agricultural Offices, 18 Jones Street, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province.

Yes

4.412.2/7/13

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Construction of firebreaks in Free State Province for DAFF for a period of two (2) months

17 August 2013

10:00

Glen Agricultural College, Auditorium, Bloemfontein.

Yes

4.4.12.4/27/14

The appointment of a Professional Service provider for Management of an Integrated Employee Health and Wellness Programme (EWP) for DAFF for a period of twelve (12) months

10 April 2014

10:00

Wellness Centre,

Agriculture Place,

DAFF Offices.

Yes

4.4.12.2/2/15

The appointment of a Service Provider for the creation of Firebreaks in the North West Province administered by DAFF.

26 May 2015

10:00

Agri Centre building,

Cnr James Moroka Drive and Stadium Road,

Mafikeng, North West Province

Yes

4.4.12.4/22/12

The appointment of a Service Provider to assist DAFF to recruit, train and manage cluster development agents in support of the smallholder sector.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/23/12

The appointment of a Service Provider to assist DAFF to conduct farmer field school pilots in support of smallholder development.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/24/12

The appointment of a Service Provider for the acquisition of printing equipment on contract (leasing maintenance and consumables) for the period of three (3) years.

19 September 2012

11:00

DAFF Agriculture Place

Yes

4.4.12.4/25/12

The appointment of a Private Security Contractor to render security service to DAFF at Makhado Office, Limpopo Province for the period of two (2) years.

21 September 2012

10:00

Makhado DAFF Office, Limpopo Province

Yes

4.4.12.4/26/12

The appointment of a Blasting Contractor/s to set and detonate fuel explosions for the control of quelea for the period of two (2) years

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/27/12

The appointment of a Service Provider for auditing the micro agricultural financial institutions of South Africa (MAFISA) intermediaries.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/28/12

The appointment of a Service Provide to compile annual report on commercial timber resources and primary roundwood processing in South Africa.

21 September 2012

11:00

DAFF Agriculture Place

Yes

4.4.12.4/30/12

Supply and delivery of a registered avicide for the control or redbilled quelea for a period of twenty four (24) months.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/31/12

The appointment of aerial migratory pest control contractors for a period of twenty four (24) months.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/33/12

The supply and delivery of registered insecticide for the control of locust for the period of two (2) years.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.4/40/12

The appointment of a Professional Service Provider to develop a toolkit to enhance the potential of SMME and rolling out pilot training programme in the Forestry Sector for a period of one (1) year.

No briefing session

-

-

4.4.12.2/4/15

The appointment of a Service Provider for the equipping/repairing of boreholes in the Free State Province.

26 May 2015

09:30

Glen Agricultural College,

Bloemfontein, DAFF Officesl

Yes

4.4.12.2/5/15

The appointment of a Service Provider to supply, delivery and installation of Bentley Combi 150 Machine (Eastern Cape=2, Mpumalanga=1, Northern Cape=1 and Free State=2)

4 June 2015

10:00

141 Delpen Building,

Cnr Annie-Botha and Union Street,

Riviera.

Yes

4.4.12.2/7/15

Supply, delivery and installation of pipette calibration centre (Western Cape=1 and Northern Cape=1) to DAFF

8 June 2015

13:00

Stellenbosch Provincial Veterinary Laboratory,

Western Cape.

Yes

4.4.12.2/10/15

The appointment of a Service Provider to conduct Land Rights enquiry for individuals and / or communities affected by recommissioning areas in the Western Cape.

10 July 2015

09:00

Strand Street 17,

Bellevilee, Siyaya Building.

Yes

4.4.12.4/10/15

The appointment of a Service Provider to supply and deliver various agricultural tools and production inputs to support subsistence producers on behalf of DAFF for a period of twelve (12) months.

14 July 2015

09:00

Agriculture, Place,

DAFF Offices,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.2/16/15

The appointment of a Service Provider to equip boreholes in Limpopo Province for a period of three (3) months.

17 July 2015

09:00

Limpopo DAFF Offices

69 Biccard Street,

Polokwane

Yes

4.4.12.2/1/15

The appointment of a Service Provider to supply, delivery and installation of un-interruptible power supply (UPS) to DAFF.

23 June 2015

11:00

King Williams’ Town,

DAFF Offices

Yes

4.4.12.4/13/15

The appointment of a Service Provider to supply and deliver various agricultural tools and production inputs to support subsistence producers on behalf of DAFF, for a period of twelve (12) months.

24 June 2015

09:00

Agriculture Place,

DAFF Offices,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.2/21/15

Supply, delivery and installation of two (2) 200 KVA standby generator sets to the Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute in Middelburg, Eastern Cape for DAFF.

30 July 2015

11:00

DAFF Offices, Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute,

NI/N9 Highway to Port Elizabeth, Middelburg, Eastern Cape

Yes

4.4.12.2/12/15

Supply, delivery and installation of colony doc-it-system (lab equipment) and Autoclave machines to DAFF

5 August 2015

Delpen Building,

Boardroom G-10,

Cnr Annie Botha & Union Street, Riviera,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/13/15

The appointment of a Professional Service Provider to undertake a study to investigate various Agro-forestry system and develop a comprehensive Agro-Forestry framework for DAFF.

28 August 2015

10:00

110 Hamilton Building,

DAFF Offices,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.2/22/15

Supply and delivery of a 65kw TLB (tractor, loader backhole) to Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute in Middelburg, Eastern Cape.

30 July 2015

10:00

Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute,

NI/N9 Highway to Port Elizabeth,

Middelburg, Eastern Cape.

Yes

4.4.12.2/14/15

The appointment of a Service Provider for the equipping of boreholes in the Mpumalanga Province, administered by DAFF

15 July 2015

09:00

DAFF Offices,

18 Jones Street, Nelspruit.

Yes

4.4.12.2/1/17

The appointment of a Service Provider for the manufacturing and delivery of two (2) Personnel Carriers for DAFF.

29 May 2017

11:00

DAFF Offices,

110 Hamilton Building,

Pretoria.

Yes

4.4.12.4/2/17

The appointment of a Service Provider to render Provision and Maintenance of Deep Cleaning Services to DAFF

2 June 2017

14:00

DAFF Offices,

Cnr, Independent Avenue and Circular Drive,

Bhisho,

Yes

4.4.12.2/3/17

The appointment of a Professional Service Provider to conduct a Forest Resource Assessment Pilot Study in Buffalo City Municipality For DAFF

15 June 2017

10:00

DAFF Offices,

110 Hamilton Building,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/3/17

The appointment of a Service Provider to provide Cleaning Service at the Bhisho Regional Office in the Eastern Cape to DAFF, for a period of three (3) years.

2 June 2017

12:00

DAFF Offices,

Cnr Independent Avenue and Circula Drive,

Bhisho.

Yes

4.4.12.4/14/17

The appointment of a Service Provider to (a) Produce four Annual Reports on Commercial Timber Resources and Primary Roundwood Processing in S.A. (2017/18-2020/21) over a period of five (5) years and (b) to create capacity in DAFF.

8 September 2017

10:00

DAFF Offices,

110 Hamilton Building,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/6/17

The appointment of an In-House Travel Management Company to provide Travel Services to DAFF for a period of three (3) years.

15 June 2017

10:00

DAFF Offices,

Agriculture Place,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/7/17

The appointment of a Service Provider to conduct Aerial Migrant Pests Control to DAFF for a period of twenty four (24) months.

31 May 2017

10:00

 

Wellness Centre,

Agriculture Place,

Pretoria,

Yes

4.4.12.2/4/18

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Purchasing, Delivery and Commissioning of the following:

  1. Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy System (ICP-OES) for the Analytical Services South Laboratory in Stellenbosch.
  1. Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatograph coupled with an Ultraviolet Diode Array Detector (UPLCUV) for the Analytical Services South Laboratory in Stellenbosch.

4 May 2018

11:00 am

Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Quarantine Station,

Polkadraai Road,

Stellenbosch.

Yes

4.4.12.2/5/18

The appointment of a Service Provider for the creation of Fire Breaks in Limpopo Province Administered by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

27 June 2018

10:00 am

Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development,

69 Biccard Street,

Polokwane

Yes

4.4.12.2/6/18

The appointment of a Service Provider for the creation of Fire Breaks in Mpumalanga Province Administered by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

26 June 2018

10:00 am

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Land Administration,

Cycad Building, Block 4, Riverside Park,

Nelspruit

Yes

4.4.12.2/8/18

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Supply, Delivery and Commissioning of one (1) Automated Multi-Parameter Wine Analyzer for the Analytical Services South Laboratory in Stellenbosch.

15 June 2018

11:00 am

Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,

Quarantine Station,

Polkadraai Road,

Stellenbosch.

Yes

4.4.12.2/9/18

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Purchasing, Delivery and Commissioning of the following: Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph Coupled with an Ultraviolet/Diode Array Detector (UPLC/UHPLC-UV/DAD) for the Analytical Services South Laboratory in Stellenbosch.

15 June 2018

11:00 am

Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,

Quarantine Station,

Polkadraai Road,

Stellenbosch

 

Yes

4.4.12.2/10/18

The appointment of a Service Provider for the Equipping of Boreholes in the Northern Cape Province Administered by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

22 June 2018

10:00 am

Dept. of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,

Agriculture Place,

Wellness Centre,

Arcadia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.2/17/18

The appointment of Service Provider for Manufacturing and Delivery of one 1000 LT complete Fire Truck Unit for Fire Fighting in the Eastern Cape for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

7 September 2018

10:00 am

Dept. of Agriculture,

Forestry and Fisheries,

No. 2 Hagrevies Avenue,

King Williams Town,

Eastern Cape.

Yes

4.4.12.2/23/18

The appointment of Service Provider to supply network equipment and local area network at DAFF offices for the producer register project

08 November 2018

11H00am

Dept. of Agriculture,

Forestry and Fisheries,

30 Hamilton street

Room 562, Harvest House,

Pretoria,

Acardia

Yes

4.4.12.2/24/18

Appointment of a service providers for the equipping of boreholes in the North West province, administered by the Administered by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries through its Directorate: Climate change and Disaster management

28 November 2018

10:00am

North west: Department of rural, environment and agricultural development,

CNR DR James Moroka drive and stadium road,

Mafikeng

Yes

4.4.12.2/26/18

Appointment of service provider for creation of fire breaks in Gauteng provinces

11 February 2019

10h00am

Department of Agriculture forestry and fisheries,

110 Hamilton street,

Pretoria,

0001

Yes

4.4.12.2/27/18

Appointment of service provider for creation of fire breaks in Free State province

13 February 2019

10h00am

Glen Agricultural College ,

Glen,

Bloemfontein

Yes

4.4.12.4/6/18

Appointment of a security company to render security services in the North West provinces at Mmabatho nursery (Danville), Buffelspoort and Mahikeng to the Department of agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for a period of three (3) years.

19 July 2018

09h00am

Buffelspoort Quarantine Station Plot (A)

37 old Pretoria Road,

North west province,

0284

Yes

4.4.12.4/6/18

Appointment of a security company to render security services in the North West provinces at Mmabatho nursery (Danville), Buffelspoort and Mahikeng to the Department of agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for a period of three (3) years.

20 July 2018

09h00am

Mmabatho Nursery,

Stand 59,

Flew View (Danville Township)

Mahikeng,

2745

Yes

4.4.12.4/6/18

Appointment of a security company to render security services in the North West provinces at Mmabatho nursery (Danville), Buffelspoort and Mahikeng to the Department of agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for a period of three (3) years.

20 July 2018

11h00am

Daff office

57 Molopo Road ,

Mahikeng,

North West province,

0284

Yes

4.4.12.4/7/18

The appointment of a security companies to provide security services in the Kei, Matiwane and East Griqualand districts in the Eastern cape for the period of three (3) years.

23 November 2018

10h00am

No 2 Hargreaves Avenue old Radio,

Xhosa Building,

King Williams town,

Eastern cape

Yes

4.4.12.4/8/18

The appointment of service provider for Aerial blackfly control for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for the period of two years.

17 July 2018

10h00am

Agriculture place,

Wellness centre,

20 Steve Biko Road,

Acardia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/9/18

Appointment of a security company to render security services at Agriculture place building, Harvest house building, Delpen building, Roodeplaat building, 110 Hamilton building, 140 Hamilton forum building and Kempton park building for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

12 October 2018

10h00am

Agriculture place,

Wellness centre,

20 Steve Biko Road,

Acardia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/11/18

Appointment of a security company to render security services in the Mpumalanga province at Mbombela to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for a period of three (3) years

10 September 2018

10h00am

27 brown Street Nelspruit,

Mpumalanga

Yes

4.4.12.4/12/18

Appointment of a service providers for the equipping of boreholes in the North West province, administered by the Administered by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries through its Directorate: Climate change and Disaster management

17 October 2018

10h00am

North west: Department of rural, environment and agricultural development,

CNR DR James Moroka drive and stadium road,

Mafikeng

Yes

4.4.12.4/14/18

The appointment of a service provider to render project management services in the implementation of training, mentorship and placement of graduates in farms funded by the national skills fund

25 October 2018

10h00am

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,

20 Steve Biko Road,

Arcadia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/15/18

The appointment of service provider to supply a centralized telephone management system for realities ISDX PABX and AASTRA BP250 PABX’s for the period of five(5) years

13 August 2018

10h00am

Room 562, Harvest House,

30 Hamilton Street,

Arcadia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/16/18

The appointment of a service provider for the procurement of network equipment and local area network installations at Head office, all regional and land border offices of Directorate: Inspection services for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

31 August 2018

11h00am

Room 562,

5th Floor,

Harvest House,

30 Hamilton Street,

Arcadia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/17/18

The appointment of a project manager to manage land restitution projects through the Kabelo land restitution and development trust

21 February 2019

10h00am

1st floor Boardroom,

110 Hamilton street,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/18/18

Appointment of a service provider to implement silvicultural activities on 400 Hectares that include tending/weeding and pruning of trees at Katberg, Benholm, Nomadamba, Ntywenka, Amanzamnyama, Ntsubane and MT coke estates in the Eastern cape province for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for a period of twelve (12) months.

27 August 2018

10h00am

No 2 Hargreaves Avenue old Radio,

Xhosa Building,

King Williams town,

Eastern cape

Yes

4.4.12.4/19/18

Appointment of a bidder to implement TUP reduction operations on 400 hectares that include land clearing, marking, pitting and planting at Katberg, Benholm, Nomadamba, Ntywenka, Amanzamnyama, Ntsubane and MT coke estates in the Eastern cape province for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for a period of twelve (12) months.

27 August 2018

10h00am

No 2 Hargreaves Avenue old Radio,

Xhosa Building,

King Williams town,

Eastern cape

Yes

4.4.12.4/24/18

The appointment of a service provider to render gardening and cleaning service at Roodeplaat for a period three (3) years

06 November 2018

10h00am

Plot 47 Evaluation centre,

Moloto Road,

Roodeplaat

Yes

4.4.12.4/28/18

The appointment of service provider to supply a centralized telephone management systems for realities ISDX PABX and AASTRA BP250 PABX’s for a period of five (5) years

04 December 2018

10h00am

Room 562,

Harvest House,

30 Hamilton Street,

Arcadia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/27/18

Appointment of a service provider for the upscaling of Biogas production integrated Grop-livestock system administered by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for a period of three (3) years.

08 November 2018

10h00am

Block: UA-GF-07,

Agriculture place building,

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,

20 Steve Biko Road,

Arcadia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/1/18

Appointment of a suitably qualified service provider to develop, host, maintain, provide training and after care services of an online decision support system including Ndimo desk for Agricultural extension, Forestry and Fisheries advisory and management services for a period of five (5) years

26 July 2018

10h00am

Room 218,

Harvest House,

30 Hamilton Street,

Arcadia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/2/18

Appointment of a service provider for the supply of charter service for government officials from different construction sites to various destinations in the Republic of South Africa on a monthly basis over a period of two (2) years for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

25 May 2018

10h00am

Agriculture place building,

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,

20 Steve Biko Road,

Arcadia,

Pretoria

Yes

4.4.12.4/4/18

Appointment of a service provider for the supply and delivery of 7 x 4MM x 12MM Hot dipped fully Galvanized stay wire for a period of two (2) years.

06 August 2018

10h00am

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,

141 Cresswell Road,

Silverton,

Pretoria

Yes

OBP

TOTAL NUMBER OF TENDERS ADVERTISED FROM 2010 – 2018

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

COMPULSORY BRIEFING

MONTH TENDERED

1.

Waste removal

Yes

05/11/2018

2.

PPE

Yes

13/07/2018

3.

Insurances Service

Yes

06/04/2018

4.

Internal Audit

No

26/03/2018

5.

Catering Services

Yes

22/03/2018

6.

Garden Service

Yes

01/02/2018

7.

GMP: Facility Reconstruction and Upgrade

Yes

21/09/2017

8.

Supply Erograstics currvula

Yes

27/07/2017

9.

Logistics Service

No

23/03/2016

10.

Security services

Yes

03/03/2016

11.

Supply of Coal

Yes

02/03/2016

12.

Cleaning Services

Yes

02/03/2015

13.

Internal Audit Services

Yes

12/01/2015

14.

Insurance

No

20/09/2014

15.

Multi-disciplinary engineering and and consulting firms

No

19/09/2014

16.

Catering services

Yes

07/08/2014

17.

Satellite Canteen

Yes

06/08/2014

18.

Pilot Freeze dryer

No

04/06/2014

19.

Cross flow filtration

No

16/04/2014

20.

Quantity Surveys

Yes

24/03/2014

21.

Supply Erograstics Curvula grass

Yes

17/12/2013

22.

Water treatment of cooling towers

Yes

02/12/2013

23.

Water Purification

Yes

02/08/2013

24.

Renovation of canteen and reception

Yes

20/06/2013

25.

Boiler services

Yes

18/04/2013

26.

Garden Service

Yes

17/04/2013

27.

Autoclaves

No

12/04/2013

28.

Maintenance of HVAC system

Yes

07/09/2012

29.

Packaging facility upgrade

 

07/09/2012

30.

Internal Audit

Yes

07/09/2012

31.

Fire detection

Yes

22/08/2012

32.

Security services

Yes

25/07/2012

33.

Supply of Coal

No

18/06/2012

34.

Viral Washer and Sterilization Tunnel equipment

No

14/11/2011

ALL TENDERS ARE ADVERTISED ON THE E-TENDER SYSTEM

PPECB

Date Published

 

Project Name

Province

Compulsory Briefing

(i)

   

(ii)

(b)

Jan-10

1

VMware Infrastructure

 

No

Jun-10

2

EDI System

 

No

Aug-10

3

AETP Conference and Accommodation

 

No

Sep-10

4

High Performance Liquid Chromatograph System

 

No

Feb-11

5

Skills Audit

 

No

Apr-11

6

PTA Lab Office Accommodation

 

No

Aug-11

7

Head Office Multipurpose Printers

 

No

 

8

PTA Lab Interior Design

 

No

 

9

AETP Conference and Accommodation

 

No

Nov-11

10

Values Roll Out

 

No

Jan-12

11

Internal Audit Services

 

No

Sep-12

12

External Audit Services

 

No

 

13

Employee Value Proposition

 

No

 

14

Gas Chromatograph MS-MS

 

No

 

15

Laptop Replacement

 

No

Jul-13

16

Mobile Application Development

 

No

May-14

17

UPLC

 

No

Aug-14

18

Android Mobile Devices

 

No

Nov-14

19

PE Office Space

 

No

 

20

Cold Store Labels

 

Yes

Jan-15

21

Durban office Space

 

No

 

22

Winterveld Farm Renovations

 

Yes

Mar-15

23

Wide Area Networking (WAN) Services

 

Yes

Sep-15

24

Internal Audit Services

 

No

Feb-16

25

Android Mobile Devices

 

No

Mar-16

26

LCMSMS

 

No

Jun-16

27

Time Sheet Software

 

No

Oct-16

28

Quality Management System

WC

Yes

Date Published

 

Project Name

Province

Compulsory Briefing

(i)

   

(ii)

(b)

Jan-17

29

Project and Construction Management for Roof Installation

WC

Yes

 

30

Development of Software Application for Master data

 

No

Feb-17

31

Design, Layout, Proofread and Print Annual Report

 

No

 

32

Renovation of PPECB Head Office

 

No

 

33

Branded Promotional Items

 

No

Apr-17

34

Design and Creative Services

 

No

 

35

Design, layout, proofread and print of PPECB History Book

 

No

Feb-17

36

Travel Management Services to PPECB

 

No

Oct-17

37

Corporate Clothing

WC

No

Aug-17

38

Employed Learner ship

 

No

Jan-18

39

Head Office Renovations

 

Yes

 

40

Internal Audit Services

 

No

MLRF

Table 1: MLRF Bids: 2010 - 2018

No.

Bid Number

Date of Advertisement

Cancelled

Compulsory Briefing Session

1.

MLRF 082

January 2010

 

Yes

2.

MLRF 083

January 2010

 

Yes

3.

MLRF 084

November 2010

 

Yes

4.

MLRF 087

November 2010

 

Non compulsory

5.

MLRF 088

February 2011

Cancelled

Yes

6.

MLRF 089

March 2011

Cancelled

Non compulsory

8.

MLRF 090

April 2011

 

No

9.

MLRF 095

January 2012

 

Yes

10.

MLRF 096

February 2012

 

Yes

11.

MLRF 098

May 2012

Cancelled

Yes

12.

MLRF 099

May 2012

Cancelled

Yes

13.

MLRF 100

June 2012

 

No

14.

MLRF 101

June 2012

Cancelled

No

15.

MLRF 102

August 2012

Cancelled

Yes

16.

MLRF 103

August 2012

Cancelled

No

17.

MLRF 105

September 2012

Cancelled

Yes

18.

MLRF 106

September 2012

 

Yes

19.

MLRF 107

September 2012

Cancelled

No

20.

MLRF 108

September 2012

 

No

21.

MLRF 109

October 2012

Cancelled

Yes

22.

MLRF 110

October 2012

 

Yes

23.

MLRF 111

March 2013

 

No

24.

MLRF 112

April 2013

 

Yes

25.

MLRF 113

April 2013

 

Yes

26.

MLRF 114

April 2013

 

No

27.

MLRF 115

June 2013

Cancelled

Yes

28.

MLRF 116

July 2013

Cancelled

Yes

29.

MLRF 117

August 2013

 

No

30.

MLRF 118

August 2013

 

No

31.

MLRF 119

August 2013

 

Yes

32.

MLRF 120

August 2013

 

No

33.

MLRF 122

October 2013

Cancelled

No

34.

MLRF 123

April 2014

Cancelled

Yes

35.

MLRF 124

August 2014

 

Yes

36.

MLRF 125

September 2014

 

No

37.

MLRF 126

October 2014

 

Yes

38.

MLRF 127

September 2014

 

No

39.

MLRF 128

October 2014

Cancelled

Yes

40.

MLRF 129

October 2014

Cancelled

Yes

41.

MLRF 130

August 2015

 

Yes

42.

MLRF 131

October 2015

 

Yes

43.

MLRF 132

October 2015

 

Yes

44.

MLRF 133

December 2015

 

Yes

45.

MLRF 135

August 2016

 

Yes

46.

MLRF 136

July 2016

 

No

47.

MLRF 137

September 2016

 

Yes

48.

MLRF 138

October 2016

Cancelled

No

49.

MLRF 139

October 2016

Cancelled

No

50.

MLRF 140

November 2016

Cancelled

No

51.

MLRF 141

January 2017

 

No

52.

MLRF 142

March 2017

Cancelled

No

53.

MLRF 143

April 2017

 

No

54.

MLRF 144

May 2017

 

Yes

55.

MLRF 145

May 2017

Cancelled

Yes

56.

MLRF 146

June 2017

 

No

57.

MLRF 147

July 2017

 

No

58.

MLRF 148

September 2017

 

No

59.

MLRF 149

October 2017

Cancelled

Yes

60.

MLRF 150

November 2017

 

No

61.

MLRF 151

March 2018

 

Yes

62.

MLRF 154

February 2018

Cancelled

No

63.

MLRF 155

October 2018

Cancelled

No

64.

MLRF 156

April 2018

 

No

65.

MLRF 157

September 2018

Cancelled

Yes

NAMC

No input

ARC

(a)    The total number of tenders advertised by ARC during the period under review is 321 (three hundred and twenty-one)

(b)    The total of 81(eighty-one) tenders required had briefing sessions

Description of the service

Bid number

Briefing session date

Place

Briefing Compulsory

Security Guarding Services-Pretoria

ARC/042/01/10

02/02/2010 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Security Guarding Services - Infruitec

ARC/042/01/10

03/02/2010 at 09:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Security Guarding Services-Rustenburg

ARC/042/01/10

04/02/2010 at 10:00

Rustenburg campus in North West

Yes

Security Guarding Services-Nelspruit

ARC/042/01/10

05/02/2010 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

Internal Audit Services

ARC/043/01/10

02/03/2010 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

IP Attorneys

ARC/052/02/10

03/03/2010 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Cleaning Services

ARC/053/02/10

31/08/2010 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

SUPPLY & BUILD A SURFACE MOUNTED WEIGHING BRIDGE

ARC/062/06/10

23/07/2010 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and installation of palisade fencing-API

ARC/063/06/10

22/02/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply of a Tractor-api

ARC/064/06/10

23/07/2010 at 10:00

Irene campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply of a tractor-VOPI

ARC/065/07/10

23/07/2010 at 10:00

Moloto road campus in Gauteng

Yes

Provision of Cleaning Services

ARC/066/08/10

01/09/2010 at 09:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Garden Services

ARC/073/10/10

23/11/2010 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

The Supply, Delivery, Installation and Configuration of:
Secure Web Gateway

ARC/082/11/10

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

For the support and maintenance of the ARC financial and laboratory systems.

ARC/083/11/10

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, Install and Commission
2 X Compressors-Infruitec

ARC/084/11/10

 

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

No

THE SUPPLY, DELIVERY, INSTALL AND COMMISSIONING OF EMERGENCY STANDBY GENERATOR

ARC/085/11/10

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA OPTICAL EMISSION SPECTROMETER INCLUDING A SAMPLER, CHILLER, COMPUTER AND APPPLICABLE SOFTWARE - ISCW

ARC/086/12/10

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Disaster Recovery Site

ARC/088/01/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Refurbishment of the ARC-OVI accommodation facilities situated on the ARC-OVI main campus and Trans-Boundary Animal Diseases Programme campus.

ARC /089/01/11

02/02/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Design, layout and construction of the OIE Laboratory building

ARC /090/01/11

03/02/2011 at 09:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and Delivery of Computer Hardware

ARC/092/02/11

22/02/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Leasing, Supply and Maintenance of ICT Desktop Equipment to the ARC

ARC/093/02/11

30/03/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Maintenance of Air Conditioners, Cooling units, Cold Rooms and Electrical Repairs Contract

ARC/094/02/11

22/03/2010 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Refurbishment of the floor in the Trans-Boundary Animal Disease Programme (TAD)

ARC/095/02/11

01/03/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Repair of Glasshouses at VOPI

ARC/096/02/11

23/03/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Financing of Computer Hardware

ARC/097/04/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Design and Place advertisements in the media & administration of psychometric assessments

ARC/098/04/11

18/05/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Appointment of a service provider / consultant to develop the ARC ICT Strategy

ARC/099/05/11

01/06/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

PROVISION OF ARCHITECTURE SERVICES FOR THE ARC PPRI

ARC/100/06/11

29/06/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply of 72 tractor packages for 7 provinces

ARC/101/07/11

26/07/2011 at 10:00

Department of Agriculture

Yes

Short Term Insurance Brokerage Service

ARC/102/08/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Appointment of a panel of Law Firms to advise the ARC on Intellectual Property matters.

ARC/103/08/11

17/08/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

SUPPLY, DELIVERY, INSTALLATION AND COMMISSION OF A COMPLETE MALDI TOF/TOF MASS SPECTROMETRY WORKFLOW SYSTEM

ARC/104/08/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Equipment: Water for injection system

ARC/105/09/11

23/09/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

2 Steam Generators

ARC/106/09/11

22/09/2011 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply of one Commercial Harvester.

ARC/107/10/11

 

Potchefstroom in North West

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Generator.

ARC/108/10/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Facility projects (5) as follows: Entomology, Insectarium, Motor Fleet, Boikutsong and Polystyrene Store (Stable 63)

ARC/109/10/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Automated Extraction System for the Molecular Epidemiology Diagnostics (MED) Programme

ARC/110/10/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Garden Service Maintenance at ARC-GCI

ARC/111/10/11

18/11/2011 at 10:00

Potchefstroom in North West

Yes

SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA MASS

ARC/112/10/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

PROCUREMENT OF A GAS CHROMATOGRAPH MASS SPECTROMETER SYSTEM (MACHINE) INCLUSIVE OF A LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPH SYSTEM

ARC/113/11/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Robotic liquid handling platform

ARC/114/11/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Laser capture micro-dissection microscope

ARC/115/11/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

2 x Medium throughput Next Generation DNA sequencing system (1 for ARC-Biotechnology at Onderstepoort and 1 at ARC-Biotechnology at Stellenbosch)

ARC/116/11/11

 

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

No

High performance computing cluster solution or environment

ARC/117/11/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Large computer storage array system

ARC/118/11/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Laboratory Information Management System for Next Generation Sequencing Facility

ARC/119/11/11

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision of security services at Burgershall Farm

ARC/120/11/11

24/11/2011 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

SUPPLY OF CARBON, HYDROGEN, NITROGEN, SULPHUR (CHNS) ANALYSER INSTRUMENT

ARC/01/01/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Extension and upgrade of the Gene Bank building at ARC-VOPI

ARC/03/02/12

01/03/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Travel and Accommodation Services

ARC/04/02/12

01/03/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, Delivery and Installation of Access Control System at ARC-Central Office

ARC/05/02/12

07/03/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, Delivery and Installation of Mittel Telephone System at SGI

ARC/06/02/12

17/02/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of an Incinerator

ARC/07/03/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Procurement of a Mitel telephone system at OVI.

ARC/08/03/12

06/09/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Design , Layout and Printing of the ARC Annual Report over a three year period.

ARC/09/04/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision of short term insurance brokerage service.

ARC/10/04/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision of Organizational design and restructuring services.

ARC/11/04/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision of a fleet management solution.

ARC/12/06/12

05/07/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Electrical Work requirements at the Trans-Boundary Animal Diseases Programme (TADP)

ARC/13/07/12

26/07/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

ANIMAL FEED: BULL MEAL FOR ARC-API

ARC/14/08/12

22/08/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

LIQUID NITROGEN GENERATOR FOR ARC-API

ARC/15/08/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

MOBILE RESEARCH LABORATORY (MOBITECH) FOR ARC-API

ARC/16/08/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Implementation of a Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Sharepoint Solution

ARC/17/10/12

24/10/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY SERVICES FOR THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH COUNCIL – (ARC-OVI) FOR A PERIOD OF 36 MONTHS

ARC/18/10/12

02/11/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Relocation of PPRI Rietondale to Roodeplaat.

ARC/19/10/12

08/11/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of an Ultra Centrifuge with Rotors and Scale / Balance that will be used together

ARC/20/11/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of an Iso-Thermal Micro-Calorimetry System

ARC/21/11/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of an Automated Extraction System

ARC/22/11/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of Electrical Cable at Block H for the Pure Steam Generator at TADP *

ARC/23/11/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of Switchgear and Cabling for new Generator at TADP *

ARC/24/11/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision of e-Journals over a three year period.

ARC/25/11/12

29/11/2012 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of Steam Generator and Vacuum Pump for Parasites, Vector and Vector-Borne Diseases Programme

ARC/26/11/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Request for Proposal for Architectural firm to assist in the design, construction and overall project management for the construction of the BSL 3 Foot-and-Mouth Vaccine Facility **

ARC/27/11/12

27/06/2013 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Provision of a Negative Pressure System for BSE Lab

ARC/28/11/12

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

INTEGRATED ACCESS CONTOL SYSTEM FOR INFRUITEC-NIETVOORBIJ

ARC/01/01/13

01/02/2013 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of an Automated filling machine for Cryo preservation straws

ARC/02/01/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Plasmon resonance equipment

ARC/03/01/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply and Installation of security fencing and gate at Umthiza experimental farm

ARC/04/01/13

21/02/2013 at 10:00

East London campus in Eastern Cape

Yes

Renovation of buildings at Umthiza experimental farm

ARC/05/01/13

22/02/2013 at 10;00

East London campus in Eastern Cape

Yes

Supply of one TLB

ARC/06/01/13

 

Bethlehem campus in North West

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Real-Time PCR Machine

ARC/07/02/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Flow Cytometer

ARC/08/02/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Liquid Nitrogen Plant

ARC/09/02/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision of internal audit service for a period of five years.

ARC/10/02/13

20/03/2013 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and delivery of corporate gifts and promotional material over a three year period

ARC/11/02/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision of signage refreshing service at ARC.

ARC/12/02/13

21/03/2013 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Provision of security guarding service at Pretoria based institutes

ARC/13/03/13

03/04/2013 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Provision of security guarding service at Stellenbosch

ARC/14/03/13

09/04/2013 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Provision of security guarding service at Rustenburg

ARC/15/03/13

11/04/2013 at 10:00

Rustenburg campus in North West

Yes

Provision of security guarding service at Nelspruit

ARC/16/03/13

16/04/2013 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

Provision of security guarding service at Addo and Umthiza experimental farm.

ARC/17/03/13

17/04/2013 at 10:00

Port Elizabeth campus in Eastern Cape

Yes

Procurement of a Mitel telephone system at VOPI.

ARC/18/03/13

20/02/2014 at 10;00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Planning, Architectural Design, Project Management and Construction Supervision for the construction of a Multipurpose Training Facility at ARC Roodeplaat

ARC/19/05/13

06/06/2013 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Design and placing of adverts in the media and conducting psychometric / competency assessments for three years.

ARC/20/07/13

01/11/2013 at 10;00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

AN AUTOMATED ULTRA HIGH PRESSURE LIQUID CHROMATOLOGRAPHY SYSTEM (UHPLC) FOR INFRUITEC-NIETVOORBIJ

ARC/21/07/13

 

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

No

Supply and delivery of building materials and Construction Equipment, such as; cement, stones, river sand, spades, shovels, wheelbarrows etc.

ARC/22/09/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply and deliver of Steel, such as; flat bar, angle iron, round tubing, etc

ARC/23/09/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply and deliver of Chicken House Equipment, such as; bell drinkers, gas cylinders, gas brooder, thermometers, foot bath, etc.

ARC/24/09/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

PROVISION OF COMPETENCY ASSESSMENTS AND SKILL AUDIT FOR FINANCE AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT(SCM) SECTIONS.

ARC/25/09/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Cooling Units for glasshouses-ARC-PPRI, Vredenburg Farm, Stellenbosch

ARC/26/10/13

08/11/2013 at 10;00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

ERECTION OF SECURITY FENCING AT ARC – INFRUITEC NIETVOORBIJ

ARC/27/11/13

29/11/2013 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Supply and delivery of building materials and construction equipment, such as; concrete mixer, spades, shovels, water tanks, wheelbarrows etc.

ARC/28/11/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

The building of a Cubicle Greenhouse at ARC-Grain Crops Institute, Potchefstroom

ARC/29/11/13

14/03/2014 at 10;00

Potchefstroom in North West

Yes

SUPPLY OF A LIQUID HANDLING STATION (BIOSPRINT

ARC/30/11/13

 

Bethlehem campus in North West

No

Construction of a multi-purpose training facility at ARC-VOPI

ARC/31/11/13

13/12/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and Conversion of Steel containers into offices and processing complex at ARC-VOPI

ARC/32/11/13

12/12/2013 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and Commissioning of Capsule filling machines

ARC/33/11/13

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply and Installation of a palisade fence at API

ARC/34/11/13

13/12/2013 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

The re-configuration of office space at ARC-Central Office

ARC/35/11/13

20/02/2014 at 10;00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

PROVISION OF GARDENING AND CLEANING SERVICES AT ARC-SGI FOR THREE YEARS

ARC/01/01/14

10/01/2014 at 10:00

Bethlehem campus in North West

Yes

Provision for the basic Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA Consultation) for hatchery and chicken abattoirs at nine different sites in nine (9) provinces

ARC/02/04/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision to Supply and deliver of Steel (Steel Square Tubing) at ARC in Silverton, Pretoria

ARC/03/04/14

16/04/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and deliver of Ready-Mix Concrete, for Feedmill Structure (Concrete Slap). The supply and delivery of the ready-mix concrete will be in all nine provinces divided into three categories.

ARC/04/04/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

The Provision to supply, deliver and erection of the Feedmill Steel Structure in all nine (09) provinces

ARC/05/04/14

15/04/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

The Provision to supply, deliver and erection of the Feedmill Steel Structure in all nine (09) provinces

ARC/05/04/14

16/04/2014 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

The supply and delivery of the Main structure Materials will be in all nine provinces.

ARC/06/04/14

22/04/2014 at 10:00

Pietermaritzburg campus in Kwa-Zulu Natal

Yes

The Provision to supply and deliver the Feedmill Equipment, such as Pellet mill, Pellet cooler, Hammer mill, Auger, etc, in all nine (09) provinces

ARC/07/04/14

23/04/2014 at 10:00

Potchefstroom in North West

Yes

Supply, delivery and Installation of a New Micro Imaging Unit

ARC/08/04/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

HIGH PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY SYSTEM (HPLC) FOR INFRUITEC-NIETVOORBIJ

ARC/09/06/14

 

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

No

TAILOR MADE TRAINING FOR MIDDLE AND SENIOR MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND OFFER ONE ON ONE EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES FOR 3 YEARS

ARC/10/07/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF FENCING MATERIALS AND TOOLS AT NOKANENG, MPUMALANGA

ARC/11/07/14

08/08/2014 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

Conversion of the old Kitchen area into Research and Diagnostic Laboratories for the Trans-Boundary Animal Diseases Programme at ARC-OVI

ARC/12/07/14

14/08/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Conversion of ARC-CO Guest House into office space

ARC/13/07/14

15/08/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and delivery for Point of Lay Hens for nine Provinces which are Kwazulu Natal ,Mpumalanga ,Limpopo, Free State , Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape and North West.

ARC/14/08/14

 

Pietermaritzburg campus in Kwa-Zulu Natal

No

Supply, delivery and installation of two Lifts with new digital types at ARC- API (Irene)

ARC/15/08/14

29/08/2014 at 10:00

Irene campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, delivery and installation of rotor gene Q5 plex HRM platform light cycler for real-time PCR.

ARC/16/08/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

PROVISION OF DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF ONLINE/VIRTUAL ONBOARDING CONTENT AND CONCEPT.

ARC/17/09/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF ECONOMIC NO-TILL PLANTERS AND BOOM SPRAYERS

ARC/18/09/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Construction of four (4) nursery structures at Limpopo Province

ARC/19/09/14

23/09/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Construction of four (4) nursery structures at KwaZulu Natal Province

ARC/20/09/14

24/09/2014 at 10:00

Pietermaritzburg campus in Kwa-Zulu Natal

Yes

Construction of four (4) nursery structures at the Eastern Cape Province

ARC/21/09/14

25/09/2014 at 10:00

East London campus in Eastern Cape

Yes

Construction of two (2) nursery structures at Mpumalanga Province

ARC/22/09/14

26/09/2014 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

Construction of a prefabricated building at ARC-VOPI

ARC/23/09/14

29/09/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Non-Destructive Seed Phenotyping Instrument for Sunflower seeds

ARC/24/10/14

31/10/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

PREPARATIVE HIGH PERFORMANCE PRESSURE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR INFRUITEC-NIETVOORBIJ

ARC/25/10/14

 

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a DNA Fragmentation System

ARC/26/10/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a DNA Fragment Analysis Device

ARC/27/10/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Refurbishment of the Genebank building at ARC-VOPI, Roodeplaat

ARC/28/10/14

14/11/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Construction and Refurbishment of Glass houses at ARC-VOPI, Roodeplaat

ARC/29/10/14

13/11/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Flow Cytometer for Parasites, Vector and Vector borne Diseases Programme

ARC/30/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Flow Cytometer for Parasites, Vector and Vector borne Diseases Programme

ARC/31/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

APPOINTMENT OF A CONSULTANT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A PROCESS FOR THE FREEZE DRYING OF ATTENUATED HEARTWATER VACCINE FOR PVVD

ARC/32/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a desktop Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Instrument for Residue Laboratory

ARC/33/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of male and female mobile type ablution blocks

ARC/34/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

THE SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF GPRS COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT-ARC-ISCW

ARC/35/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

THE SUPPLY AND DELIVERY AUTOMATIC WEATHER STATIONS-ARC-ISCW

ARC/36/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provision of Microsoft support systems for three years

ARC/37/11/14

12/12/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Provision of organizational self-assessment

ARC/38/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Medium Pressure Liquid Chromatography System (MPLC)

ARC/39/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Rendering of cleaning services for all Pretoria-based offices for period of 36 months

ARC/40/11/14

11/12/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Electron Microscope for PVVD

ARC/41/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Building Monitoring System for fridges / freezers

ARC/42/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Access Control and CCTV Cameras

ARC/43/11/14

18/12/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Small Animal Holding Cages

ARC/44/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply and delivery of Diesel and Genx for ARC-OVI main campus and TADP for period of 36 months

ARC/45/11/14

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Prefabricated rooms

ARC/46/11/14

17/12/2014 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

CONVERSION OF LABORATORIES AT API MAIN BUILDING INTO OFFICE SPACE

ARC/47/11/14

06/01/2015 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Steam Boiler

ARC/01/01/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

IMPROVEMENTS OF SECURITY MEASURES (CCTV-CAMERAS, SET UP OF THE CONTROL ROOM AND GATES HOUSES)

ARC/02/02/15

26/02/2015 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

THE REPLACEMENT OF LOCAL AREA NETWORK SWITCHES FOR THE ARC

ARC/03/02/15

06/03/2015 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Installation of Mushroom Containers

ARC/04/02/15

05/03/2015 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

The appointment of a supplier to supply and deliver 420 layer chicken nest boxes for six provinces ( KwaZulu Natal ,Free State, Limpopo ,Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, and North West).

ARC/05/02/15

19/03/2015 at 10:00

Potchefstroom in North West

Yes

Construction of two Plunge Dipping Tanks in the Eastern Cape Province (Willowvalle and Matatiele)

ARC/06/03/15

 

East London campus in Eastern Cape

No

Appointing an events management company for three years

ARC/08/06/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Waste Management and Atmospheric Emission licenses.

ARC/09/06/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Public Relations/communications agency to assist the ARC with corporate communication

ARC/10/07/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

IAE Generators

ARC/11/07/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Gardening and cleaning services

ARC/12/07/15

15/10/2015 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Laboratory for Avian influenza over a period of 36 months

ARC/13/08/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Test kits for the Bovine spongiform encephalopathy laboratory for three years

ARC/14/08/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Travel and Accommodation services for the ARC for three years.

ARC/15/09/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Employee Wellness Programme for three years

ARC/16/09/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Provisioning of E-Journals over a period of three years

ARC/17/09/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Leasing, supply and maintenance of the ICT Desktop equipment to the ARC.

ARC/18/09/15

13/10/2015 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Refurbishment of glasshouses at the ARC-Roodeplaat

ARC/20/10/15

30/10/2015 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and commissioning of an inductively optical emission spectrometer at ARC.

ARC/21/10/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply and commissioning of a mass spectrometer and HPLC at ARC.

ARC/22/10/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, install and configuration of audio visual equipment at ARC Roodeplaat.

ARC/23/10/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Electrical services for the connection of an existing standby generator with the substation

ARC/24/10/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, installation of furniture at a multi-purpose training centre at ARC Roodeplaat.

ARC/25/11/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Re-configuration of office space at the ARC-Central Office

ARC/26/11/15

27/11/2015 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Forensic and Imaging services for the ARC

ARC/27/11/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Laboratory machine

ARC/28/11/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Print, supply and install the ARC Signage

ARC/29/11/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Generators

ARC/30/11/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Gardening services

ARC/31/11/15

04/12/2015 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Application trial of bio control agent in liquid and cranular formulation against the Alien invader

ARC/32/11/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, deliver and installation of field spectroradiometer at ARC-ISCW

ARC/33/11/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery and installation of new compact, bench mounted simultaneous inductively plasma

ARC/34/11/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Real-Time PCR Platform

ARC/35/12/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of ultra-centrifuge for ARC-OVI

ARC/36/12/15

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Insurance brokering Services

ARC/01/01/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Debt collection

ARC/03/02/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Video Conference

ARC/04/02/16

16/03/2016 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, deliver and installation of ARC Sense Earth Observation systems instruments

ARC/05/02/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, deliver and installation of Palisade Fence

ARC/06/02/16

04/03/2016 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Upgrading of Infrastructure substation, dam substation and DB.

ARC/07/02/16

04/03/2016 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Occupational Health and Medical Surveillance for a period of 36 months.

ARC/08/02/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Health Care Services

ARC/09/04/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Tractors for Potchefstroom

ARC/10/05/16

 

Potchefstroom in North West

No

Garden Services for Potchefstroom for three years

ARC/11/05/16

 

Potchefstroom in North West

No

Security Service for three years

ARC/12/06/16

12/09/2016 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Security Service for three years

ARC/12/06/16

13/09/2016 at 10:00

Rustenburg campus in North West

Yes

Security Service for three years

ARC/12/06/16

14/09/2016 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Supply, deliver and installation of 39 Mushroom units within the greater JHB municipality

ARC/13/06/16

01/07/2016 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Renovation of Building AI in VOPI

ARC/13/07/16

15/09/2016 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Diaries, desk calendars, year planners, filo fax and filo fax inserts

ARC/14/08/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Intellectual Property Audits

ARC/15/08/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Vehicle tracking system

ARC/16/09/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Steam Generator

ARC/17/10/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Laboratory Equipment

ARC/18/10/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Installation of new Barbes Wire Fence

ARC/19/10/16

01/12/2016 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

Installation of new security fence

ARC/20/10/16

02/12/2016 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

Project Management for reconfiguration of office space

ARC/21/11/16

18/11/2016 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Renovation of building A7 in VOPI

ARC/22/11/16

17/02/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Data Storage Upgrade

ARC/23/12/16

20/12/2016 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Nuclear Extraction System

ARC/24/12/16

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

X-Ray Diffraction Instrument

ARC/25/01/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Veeam Availability Solution

ARC/26/01/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

High Speed Centrifuge

ARC/27/01/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Refurbishment of glasshouses at the ARC-Roodeplaat

ARC/28/01/17

16/02/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Bioreactor, supply and install microbial bioreactor

ARC/29/02/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Multimode Reader

ARC/30/02/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Replacing a cooling system in the glasshouse in Stellenbosch

ARC/31/02/17

02/03/2017 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Security Fence in Infruitec

ARC/32/02/17

31/03/2017 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Digital Plant Phenomics Infrastructure

ARC/33/03/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Security Services in East London

ARC/34/03/17

27/03/2017 at 10:00

East London campus in Eastern Cape

Yes

Support & Maintenance of the Microsoft Dynamics

ARC/01/04/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Design and place the adverts in the newspapers & conduct the administration psychometric assessment

ARC/02/04/17

31/05/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Linkedin to advertise positions

ARC/03/05/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Professional Engineering Services

ARC/04/06/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Agricultural Technology Franchising

ARC/05/06/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Sequencing, genotyping & Potical Mapping

ARC/06/07/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Design and place the adverts in the print media

ARC/07/08/17

05/10/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Installation of Plastic Tunnel at Harleem

ARC/08/08/17

22/09/2017 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Building of Complex at Haarleem

ARC/09/08/17

06/11/2017 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Improvement of security measures at the central office

ARC/10/08/17

10/11/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Renovation of the central office on the ground floor

ARC/11/08/17

11/11/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Develop and Provide an electronic recruitment system

ARC/12/08/17

13/11/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

ARC organizational and 360 degree assessments

ARC/13/09/17

07/03/208 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply, delivery and installation of an automated bio-methane potential test system at ARC-Silverton

ARC/14/09/17

17/10/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Replacement of cooling pipes at cooling facility at infruitec

ARC/15/09/17

 

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

No

SYNC Temperature control system of existing RA rooms to 12 CA rooms and existing CA Control systems

ARC/16/09/17

 

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

No

Supply, deliver, installation and commissioning of an export simulation of cold room

ARC/17/09/17

09/11/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Automic absorption spectrometer

ARC/18/09/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Commercialization of the ARC's research and development

ARC/19/09/17

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply, Delivery, construction and commissioning of 24 broiler houses (2500 broilers each) and 6 layer houses (5000 layers each)

ARC/20/10/17

26/10/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Cooling system and PVC Pipes

ARC/21/10/17

 

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

No

Solar Power System

ARC/22/10/17

08/11/2017 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

NIR Based Analytical Tool

ARC/23/10/17

08/11/2017 at 12:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Thatch Roof overhauling

ARC/24/10/17

09/11/2017 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Upgrading of experimental cellar

ARC/25/10/17

09/11/2017 at 12:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Upgrading of commercial cellar

ARC/26/10/17

10/11/2017 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Supply and install boiler

ARC/27/10/17

 

Irene campus in Gauteng

No

Supply and install fencing

ARC/28/10/17

23/11/2017 at 10:00

Irene campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and install freeze dryer

ARC/29/10/17

23/11/2017 at 12:00

Irene campus in Gauteng

Yes

Supply and install fire detectors

ARC/30/10/17

 

Irene campus in Gauteng

No

FMD Factory Upgrade-Disposable

ARC/31/10/17

21/11/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Renovation of replacement of cooling system in glasshouses

ARC/32/11/17

15/12/2017 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Pump house at Bien Donne

ARC/33/12/17

08/02/2018 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Procurement and replacement of network switches

ARC/34/12/17

07/02/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Video conference expansion at central office

ARC/35/12/17

14/02/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Procurement and replacement of the check point firewall

ARC/36/12/17

15/02/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Cleaning Services for all the Pretoria based offices for a period of three years

ARC/37/17/17

05/02/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Non-Intellectual Property

ARC/38/12/17

12/02/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Upgrading of Tunnel Structure

ARC/39/12/17

09/02/2018 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Upgrading of Nietvoorbij Main Building

ARC/40/12/17

09/02/2018 at 12:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Refurbishment of main building

ARC/41/01/18

01/03/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Fencing for Robertson Farm

ARC/42/01/18

08/02/2018 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Intellectual Property

ARC/43/01/18

12/02/2018 at 12:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Construction of container-based agro processing facilities in Hammanskraal

ARC/44/02/18

15/10/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Internal Audit and Advisory Services

ARC/01/04/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Internal Audit and Advisory Services (re-advertisement)

ARC/01/04/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Animal Holdings Facility at the Transboundary Animal Dieses Facility of OVI

ARC/02/05/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Security Guarding Services for Western Cape and Port Elizabeth Campuses

ARC/03/06/18

09/07/2018 at 09:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Electrical Services for a period of three years

ARC/04/07/18

17/09/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Plumbing Services for a period of three years

ARC/05/07/18

17/09/2018 at 12:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Lab Equipment: Rotor Gene Q HRM

ARC/06/07/18

21/08/2018 at 10:00

Nelspruit campus in Mpumalanga

Yes

Tractors

ARC/07/07/18

15/08/2018 at 10:00

Bethlehem campus in North West

Yes

Supply and install the Fence around Nietvoorbij

ARC/08/07/18

20/09/2018 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Credit Management Specialist

ARC/09/08/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Replacing the cooling pipes at Infruitec

ARC/10/08/18

25/09/2018 at 10:00

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Travel, accommodation and conference services

ARC/11/09/18

03/10/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Employee Wellness Programme

ARC/12/09/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Supply and install the fence at VOP

ARC/13/09/18

12/10/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Construction of an Agro-Processing facility in Nelspruit

ARC/14/09/18

16/10/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Flow Cytometer

ARC/15/09/18

22/10/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Refrigerated cross-border transport and clearing of cargo, including payment of the import

ARC/16/09/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Journal Subscription for three years

ARC/17/10/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Renovating of glass house, green house tunnels and net structures for the insect mass rearing

ARC/18/10/18

24/10/2018 at 10:00

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

Yes

Upgrading of tunnel complex on Nietvoorbij premises

ARC/19/10/18

19/11/2018 at 10:30

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Supply and Installation: Air Compressor with PSA Nitrogen Generator

ARC/20/10/18

16/11/2018 at 10:30

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Digital Plant Phenomics Solution

ARC/21/10/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Support and maintenance of the AX Microsoft Dynamics

ARC/22/10/18

 

Pretoria campus in Gauteng

No

Replacement of Electrical CA Boxes and Sync and CA Control Systems

ARC/23/10/18

19/11/2018 at 12:30

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

Supply and Installation: 90kw cool chiller system for cooling unit

ARC/24/10/18

20/11/2018 at 10:30

Stellenbosch campus in Cape Town

Yes

01 April 2019 - NW518

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

(a) What number of (i) buildings, (ii) properties and (iii) facilities does his department currently (aa) own and (bb) rent, (b) what is the value and purpose of each (i) owned and (ii) rented property and (c)(i) for how long has each property been rented, (ii) from whom is each property rented and (iii) what is the monthly rental fee for each property?

Reply:

a) (i)(aa) buildings, (ii) properties and (iii) facilities

None. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries does not own any buildings, properties or facilities. The Department of Public Works’ mandate is to be the custodian of all national governments’s fixed assets which are vested under Republic of South Africa, for which other legislation does not make another department or institution responsible.

(i)(bb) buildings, (ii)(bb) properties and (iii)(bb) facilities

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as a tenant is currently occupying 43 leased properties. The Department of Public Works, as custodian of office accommodation and functional accommodation in the Public Service, is leasing the properties for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and has entered into lease agreement with the concerned landlords.

(b) (i) Value and purpose of each owned property

The Department of Public Works will have to provide the requested information from its records, as the party to the lease agreement signed with respective landlords. The information on its Property Management Information System (PMIS), might include (e.g. Basic property description, ownership, property usage, SG diagrams, locality maps, building plans etc.)

(ii) Value and purpose of rented property

The rented properties that are being rented by the Department of Public Works for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries are being utilised for office accommodation. The Department or Public Works will have to obtain the value of the leased properties from the concerned landlords.

c) (i) for how long has each property been rented

Refer to attached schedule

(ii) from whom is each property rented

Refer to attached schedule

(iii) what is the monthly rental fee for each property?      

Refer to attached schedule

20 March 2019 - NW119

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America, Mr D to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

With reference to the reply of the Minister of Public Service and Administration to question 3797 on 21 December 2018, what was the total expenditure incurred by his department relating to the travel privileges contained in the 2007 Ministerial Handbook of former (a)(i) Ministers and (ii) their spouses, (b)(i) Deputy Ministers and (ii) their spouses, (c) Ministers’ widows or widowers and (d) Deputy Ministers’ widows or widowers (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2018?

Reply:

(a)(i) Ministers

Minister Joemat Patterson

AMOUNT

FINANCIAL YEARS

R5 413

2012/2013

R87 666

2013/2014

0

2014/2015

0

2015/2016

0

2016/2017

0

2017/2018

0

2018/2019

Minister Zokwana

AMOUNT

FINANCIAL YEARS

0

2012/2013

0

2013/2014

R51654.72

2014/2015

R305 207.06

2015/2016

R12 027.46

2016/2017

R266 784.85

2017/2018

R291 765.76

2018/2019

(ii) their spouses

Minister Zokwana’s spouse (Zokwana Siphokazi Mrs)

AMOUNT

FINANCIAL YEARS

0

2013/2014

0

2014/2015

R50 238.88

2015/2016

R42826.97

2016/2017

R80 808.98

2017/2018

R53 015.47

2018/2019

(b)(i) Deputy Ministers

Hon B Cele

AMOUNT

FINANCIAL YEARS

0

2012/2013

0

2013/2014

R228 843.56

2014/2015

R155 561.88

2015/2016

R516 048.04

2016/2017

R62 6747.97

2017/2018

R40 450.88

2018/2019

Hon Buthelezi

AMOUNT

FINANCIAL YEARS

0

2012/2013

0

2013/2014

0

2014/2015

0

2015/2016

0

2016/2017

0

2017/2018

(ii) their spouses

Dep Minister Cele’s spouse (Cele Thembeka Mrs)

AMOUNT

FINANCIAL YEARS

0

2013/2014

285

2014/2015

R163 696.44

2015/2016

R183 243.71

2016/2017

R221 352.64

2017/2018

0

2018/2019

Dep Minister Buthelezi’s spouse (Buthelezi Thandeka Mrs)

AMOUNT

FINANCIAL YEARS

0

2013/2014

0

2014/2015

0

2015/2016

0

2016/2017

R95 775.45

2017/2018

R16 778.94

2018/2019

(c) Ministers’ widows or widowers

None

(d) Deputy Ministers’ widows or widowers

None

14 March 2019 - NW328

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What was the fishing yield of each of the top 10 fishing companies in the country in 2018?

Reply:

(a) The question in its state is not clear as to what the ‘fishing yield’ is referring to. If the term fishing yield is referring to catch, the reported estimated catches are computed below in Table 1.

The reported catches are estimates extracted from the Landing Declarations per right holder for 2018. In the case where landed fish is processed, conversion factors have been applied as per gazetted Conversion Rates.

NO

Right Holder Name

Total

Hake Deep Sea Trawl

Hake Inshore Trawl

Hake Longline

Horse Mackerel

Large Pelagics

Small Pelagics

Squid

1

Sea Harvest Corporation (Pty) Ltd

46663.362

44940.858

   

1722.504

     

2

Pioneer Fishing (West Coast) Limited

36171.585

         

36171.585

 

3

Amawandle Pelagic (Pty) Ltd

35863.722

         

35863.722

 

4

Irvin & Johnson Ltd

34711.057

33766.243

   

918.959

   

25.855

5

West Point Fishing Corporation (Pty) Ltd

33211.780

         

33211.780

 

6

Lucky Star Limited

28989.890

         

28989.890

 

7

Premier Fishing SA (Pty) Ltd

12088.932

647.789

 

45.166

291.656

15.572

10979.330

109.419

8

Eyethu Fishing (Pty) Ltd

10633.152

4403.661

305.816

57.393

804.813

 

5061.469

 

9

Gansbaai Marine (Pty) Ltd

10487.943

         

1087.943

 

10

Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd

9272.860

5723.556

   

3549.304

     

14 March 2019 - NW343

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

(1) (a) What number of applications for the rezoning of agricultural land has been rejected because of the high potential agricultural value of the specified land since 1 January 1998, (b) what area in hectares was at issue and (c) what was the location of the land in each case; (2) What number of spatial development frameworks has been (a) prepared and (b) adopted since the specified date at national, provincial and local government level; (3) In which (a) provinces and (b) municipalities have the spatial development frameworks already been implemented?

Reply:

1. The Department rejected approximately 1760 applications applied for change in land use rights in an attempt to retain agricultural land for food security. Among others legislations, the National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries administers the Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act, Act 70 of 1970 to protect agricultural land for food security. The Act is applicable nationwide on privately own land and the area in hectares that was at issue are indicated in the table below.

 

Province

Area in hectares

EC

24991.7

FS

50998.6

GP

9840.2

KZN

51223.0

LP

19588.4

MP

28559.1

NW

44654.8

NC

102806.1

WC

32522.5

Total 362304.4

Table 1: Amount of hectares at issue per province

QUESTION

2. What number of spatial development frameworks has been (a) prepared and (b) adopted since the specified date at national, provincial and local government level;

REPLY

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is not the competent authority of the spatial development frameworks.

QUESTION

(3) In which (a) provinces and (b) municipalities have the spatial development frameworks already been implemented?

REPLY

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is not the competent authority of the spatial development frameworks.

14 March 2019 - NW327

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What was the Rand value of the agricultural yield for (a) maize, (b) wheat, (c) dairy products, (d) vegetables, (e) poultry and (f) cattle in 2018 in each province?

Reply:

Herewith, the Rand value of (a) maize and (b) wheat, per province for 2018.

(a) MAIZE

 

Rand

Western Cape

R62 679 000

Northern Cape

R1 236 880 000

Free State

R9 773 097 000

Eastern Cape

R713 983 000

KwaZulu-Natal

R1 450 696 000

Mpumalanga

R5 337 885 000

Limpopo

R565 176 000

Gauteng

R1 172 772 000

North West

R3 903 267 000

Total

R24 216 435 000

(b) WHEAT

 
 

Rand

Western Cape

R3 260 363 800

Northern Cape

R1 097 972 700

Free State

R1 267 608 600

Eastern Cape

R39 985 600

KwaZulu-Natal

R161 806 500

Mpumalanga

R81 555 700

Limpopo

R454 847 800

Gauteng

R29 080 500

North West

R313 173 800

Total

R6 706 395 000

   
   

Agricultural statistics is only collected on national level for the following commodities:

 

Rand

c) Dairy products

16 301 000 000

d) Vegetables

23 099 000 000

e) Poultry

47 964 000 000

f) Cattle

35 967 000 000

 

21 February 2019 - NW2

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Dudley, Ms C to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

(1) Whether the Government is concerned about the increasing wheat consumption linked to population growth and increasing urbanisation, as local production is continuing to decrease while imports increase annually; (2) does the Government intend to implement any measures to assist technically with the production of wheat to improve the profit margins and outputs to make wheat a viable crop to farm; if not; how does he intend reversing this situation in which the country will have to import at least 1,8 million tons this year to meet the local demand; if so, what are the relevant details? NW2E

Reply:

1. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries is concerned about local wheat production since wheat is the second most important grain crop produced in South Africa (after maize). Local production averages 2.3 million tons which is far below the levels of consumption which is provided for through importation of approximately 1.7 million tons per annum.

2. Wheat farming in South Africa is confronted by high production cost, fluctuating commodity prices, climate change, outbreaks of pests and diseases and many other challenges. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries supports wheat producers with technical advice which includes cultivar choice, production site selection, soil preparation, cultivation practices, pest and disease control measures, harvesting, as well as postharvest practices. The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) is also conducting breeding programmes for wheat. These programmes are aimed at developing appropriate and high yielding cultivars. There is also more focus placed on developing cultivars that are drought tolerant as well as those that are pest and disease resistant.

Private and public sector stakeholders are also working with government to increase productivity and competitiveness of the wheat industry. One such initiative is the Wheat Breeding Platform which aims to serve as a pre-breeding facility which develop suitable varieties at a rapid pace which are then available to industry for further targeted breeding.

In addition, a statutory levy was introduced to provide research and technology development funding for open pollinated cultivars. This will also encourage seed growers to make the latest breeding material available to South African farmers.

21 February 2019 - NW275

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What number of (a) tender briefings was held in 2018 by (i) his department and (ii) each of the entities reporting to him and (b) the specified briefings were compulsory?

Reply:

DAFF

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries had 34 compulsory tender briefings in 2018.

ARC

The ARC had 9 compulsory tender briefings in 2018.

PPECB

The PPECB had 1 compulsory tender briefing in 2018.

OBP

The number of Tenders for 2018 were (5) five and the compulsory briefing session attended were (4) four.

NAMC

No tender briefing was held by NAMC.

MLRF

The number of Tenders for 2018 were (2) two, one compulsory briefing session and one non-compulsory.

20 February 2019 - NW46

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What was the total fishing quota given to I&J in 2017?

Reply:

a) In 2017, the fishing quotas for the Company were 36312.418 tons of Hake in the Hake Deep-sea Trawl sector, 1588.703 tons of Hake in the Hake Inshore Trawl sector, 32.502 tons of Agulhas Sole in the Hake Inshore Trawl sector, 1218.24 tons of Horse Mackerel in the Horse Mackerel sector and 77.05 tons in the Patagonian Tooth fish sector

12 February 2019 - NW47

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What extent of hectares of land were used for (a) poultry farming, (b) cattle farming, (c) sheep farming, (d) grain farming, (e) fruit farming and (f) vegetable farming in 2017?

Reply:

(a) poultry farming,

(b) cattle farming,

(c) sheep farming,

(d) grain farming,

(e) fruit farming and

(f) vegetable farming

REPLY:

NB – A consolidated report on fruit and vegetable farming is being consolidated with the help of provincial departments

Enterprises

Ha used /covered during 2017/18 FY

(a) poultry farming,

Layers

54545.45

Breeders

10.00

Broilers

839.21

Total

55394.67

   

(b) The table indicates all livestock on range i.e. cattle, sheep and goats. The numbers were captured for extensive production systems (source LUSM).

Province

Total ha under livestock

Eastern Cape

10795061.25

Free State

6390819.94

Gauteng

764212.33

KwaZulu-Natal

4891609.69

Limpopo

7043468.37

Mpumalanga

3037210.51

Northern Cape

25083295.30

North West

5799046.19

Western Cape

5189167.50

Total RSA

68 993 891.08

   

(d) grain farming,

COMMERCIAL:

 - White maize:

 - Yellow maize:

 

Total maize:

  • Sunflower seed:
  • Soybeans:
  • Groundnuts:
  • Sorghum:
  • Dry beans:
  • Wheat:
  • Malting barley:
  • Canola:

NON-COMMERCIAL:

White maize:

Yellow maize:

Total maize:

1 643 100

985 500

2 628 600

635 750

573 950

56 000

42 350

45 050

491 600

91 380

84 000

246 270 ha

118 150 ha

364 420 ha

(e) fruit farming

  • Limpopo = 447 ha

(f) vegetable farming

  • Mpumalanga = 131.51 ha
  • Northern Cape = 23.5 ha
  • Limpopo = 1877 ha

Total: 2032 ha

12 February 2019 - NW48

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Sonti, Ms NP to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What percentage of seeds that were provided by his department to farmers were genetically modified seeds in the 2017-18 financial year?

Reply:

The department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries is currently gathering the required information from the provincial departments of Agriculture and Rural Development.

08 February 2019 - NW49

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Mathys, Ms L to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What (a) are the names of farmers who are subsidised by the State, (b) is the location of each farm that is subsidised, (c) does each farm produce and (d) is the monetary value of each subsidy?

Reply:

The Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries does not own land but administers it on behalf of the Department of Public Works. The land is leased to prospective producers as per prescripts defined and agreed to. The implementation of assistance to prospective producers is based on a grant system and thus does not conform to the definition of subsidising production or initiation of production enterprises.

It should be noted that in terms of the World Trade Organisation, South Africa is categorised as a developing country and provision of grants to support production is allowed.

NB: attached is the list of farms that are currently managed by the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries ANNEXURE 1

07 December 2018 - NW3660

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Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesQUESTION

What are the top 5 agricultural products produced in each province?

Reply:

South Africa has diverse agro-climatic regions that enable the country to produce a wide variety of agricultural products. The top five (5) agricultural products that are produced in each province are as follow:

PROVINCE

TOP 5 AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS PRODUCED

Eastern Cape

  • Citrus
  • Apples
  • Pineapples
  • Maize
  • Beef

Free State

  • Maize
  • Wheat
  • Sunflower
  • Beef
  • Vegetables

Gauteng

  • Vegetables
  • Sunflower
  • Piggery
  • Poultry
  • Maize

KwaZulu Natal

  • Sugarcane
  • Beef
  • Pineapples
  • Maize
  • Dairy

Limpopo

  • Citrus
  • Mangoes
  • Bananas
  • Vegetables: tomatoes and potatoes
  • Beef

Mpumalanga

  • Maize
  • Citrus
  • Avocadoes
  • Mangoes
  • Potatoes

Northern Cape

  • Grapes
  • Vegetables
  • Rooibos Tea
  • Wheat
  • Stone fruits

North West

  • Maize
  • Citrus
  • Avocadoes
  • Mangoes
  • Potatoes

Western Cape

  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Wine
  • Citrus
  • Potatoes

20 November 2018 - NW3422

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Van Dalen, Mr P to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

1. Did any foreign–flagged fishing vessels participate in joint venture agreements with fishing quota holders in South Africa’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in any of the past three financial years for which information is available; if not , how was this conclusion reached; if so, ( a) on which (i) provision and (ii) Act did the holders of fish quotas rely in each case,( b) which fishing quota holders were involved in each case, (c) what number of foreign vessels were engaged in this activity and (d) since what date have these joint venture agreements been taking place; 2. Whether licence to enter the EEZ were issued to reach of the foreign vessels in terms of section 39 of the Marine Living Resource Act, Act 18 of 1998; if not, how did the ships obtain permission to enter the EEZ in each case; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?

Reply:

  1. Yes

a) Section 7.2 (e) of the Policy for the Allocation and Management of Fishing Rights in the Large Pelagic Longline Sector: 2015. This provision stipulates that because of a lack of suitable South African vessels and South Africa’s limited experience in tuna longlining, joint ventures with non – South Africans may be a necessity; In additi.on, South Africa is a Contracting Member of the International Commission for Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) and the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOCT) and is bound to adhere to respective Recommendations and Resolutions of the respective tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (tRFMOs). One of those is ‘’Vessel Chartering “which allows for fishing vessels to be chartered between Contracting Parties.

b) Combined Fishing Enterprises CC, Ferro Fishing ( Pty) Ltd and Impala Fishing ( Pty) Ltd

c) Three (3)

d) 2005

2. Yes

In accordance with section 39 of the Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No.18 of 1998) (“the MLRA’’), a foreign vessel license is issued to the vessels before any fishing activity can take place. In addition and in accordance with section 13 of the MLRA, a Permit to Undertake Commercial Fishing of Large Pelagic Longline is issued to the Right Holder, permitting the vessel to harvest the Large Pelagic species allocated to the Right Holder. Lastly, a Fish Processing Establishment permit is issued to the vessels as they process fish on board. The vessels are subjected to the applicable domestic legislation and permit conditions, including a Vessel Monitoring System and additionally, foreign fishing vessels are required to have 100% Observer coverage.

Noting South Africa’s obligations to the ICCAT and IOCT, all the catch and observer data accrues to South Africa.

20 November 2018 - NW3345

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Madisha, Mr WM to ask the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

What (a) is the quantum of irregular, unlawful and wasteful expenditure incurred by (i) his department and (ii) entities reporting to him in the past three financial years and (b) percentage of the total budget of (i) his department and (ii) entities reporting to him does it constitute?

Reply:

DAFF

(a)(i) 2015/16: R 829 000

2016/17: R2 806 000

2017/18: R5 479 000

(b)(i) 2015/16: Total budget: R6 408 750 - percentage: 0.01%

2016/17: Total budget: R6 514 965 - percentage: 0.04%

2017/18: Total budget: R6 847 034 - percentage: 0.08%

NAMC

No Irregular expenditure, unlawful and wasteful expenditure were incurred by NAMC for the past three years.

MLRF

Financial year

Fruitless and Wasteful

Irregular

Budget

% Fruitless & Wasteful

% Irregular

 

R'000

R'000

R'000

R'000

R'000

           

2015/16

225

12 772

537 276

0.04%

2.38%

2015/17

1 274

103 400

511 280

0.25%

20.22%

2015/18

2 336

172 281

558 841

0.42%

30.83%

PPECB

Wasteful expenditure

FY 2018

FY 2017

FY 2016

Changes in travel arrangements (cancellations, rescheduling)

              9,112

              4,278

            16,000

Charges for late payments to suppliers

                    55

              3,341

                    77

Inaccurate supplier and employee payments

            64,134

                     -  

                     -  

Unapproved expenditure

 

                     -  

              2,864

 

            73,301

              7,619

            18,941

% of expenditure budget

0.021%

0.002%

0.006%

       
       

Irregular expenditure

FY 2018

FY 2017

FY 2016

Deviation from 3-quote process, prior CEO approval not obtained

            32,250

            10,226

            37,206

Procurement of items on expired contract, prior CEO approval not obtained

                     -  

            73,457

                     -  

Deviation on minimum threshold for local content

         512,402

                     -  

                     -  

 

         544,652

            83,683

            37,206

% of expenditure budget

0.156%

0.026%

0.013%

  OBP

Irregular expenditure as per the audited annual financial statement

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

 

R190,636

None

None

       

Percentage of the total budget constituted

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

 

0.16%

0%

0%

ARC

   

2015/16

R’000

2016/17

R’000

2017/18

R’000

Total

R’000

 

Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure

265

129

199

593

 

Irregular Expenditure

205,177

199,263

106,294

510,734

a

 

205,443

199,392

106,493

511,327

           
 

Total Operational Budget

1,091,069

1,103,000

1,368,991

3,563,060

 

Total Capital Budget

82,610

86,988

91,338

260,936

 

Total Budget

1,173,679

1,189,988

1,460,329

3,823,996

b

 

17.5%

16.8%

7.3%

13.4%