Department: Rural Development and Agrarian Reform

Contact details

Physical: Dukumbana Building, Independence Avenue, Bhisho, 5605
Postal: Private Bag X0040, Independence Avenue, Bhisho, 5605
Tel: 043 642 3497
Fax: 040 635 0604


The mission of the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform is to strive to create vibrant, equitable, sustainable rural communities and food security for all.

The Department's strategic goals are: coherent and coordinated rural development for improved quality of life; and good governance and clean administration.

Office Bearers

Mr M Qoboshiyane
Head of Department
Mr L Ngada

Mr Mlibo Qoboshiyane
Head of Department:
Mr LL Ngada
Chief of Staff:
Mr H Kwetana (MEC’s Office )
Ms N Tungata
Mr B Dayimani
Deputy Directors General:
Ms ZB Makina (Administration)
Khunjulwa Manzi (Rural Development)
Chief Directors:
Mr MW Goqwana (Structured Agricultural Training)
Mr F Hobson (Entrepreneurial Development)
Ms Nokubonga Mabele (Corporate Services)
Mr Baphiwe Magwentshu (Strategy Development and Management)
Dr Lubabalo Mrwebi (Veterinary Services)
Mr HM Ntsabo (District Coordination)
Mr M Ramncwana (Infrastructure Development and Farmer Support)
Ms PN Tamba (Rural Development)
Senior Management:
Ms Zukiswa Pearl Guzana (Parliamentary Liaison Officer)
Mr Prince Madikizela (Senior Manager: MEC's Office)
Mr Sydney Masebeni (General Manager: Infrastructure Development and Farmer Support)
Nomakhaya Stemele (General Manager: Structured Agricultural Training)
Nokwanda Tungata (General Manager: Executive Support)
Communications Officers:
Fikile Black (Manager: Communication and Customer Care)
Ms Y Matsheketwa (Director: Communication and Customer Care)
Ayabulela Ngoqo (Media Liaison Officer)
Mr L Sanqela (Parliamentary Liaison Officer)
Mr Mvusiwekhaya Sicwetsha (MEC’s Spokesperson)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a1 873 8921 758 7741 680 653
Actual Expendituren/a1 852 7681 731 2031 617 094
Employee Compensationn/a1 000 458959 588906 083
Goods and Servicesn/a455 721398 214392 888
Capital Assetsn/a102 517123 886130 868
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a4 95812 63829 384
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a564468371
Posts Approvedn/a3 3023 3003 472
Posts Filledn/a2 9443 0483 152
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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