Department: Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs

Contact details

Physical: 7 Government Boulevard, Building 6, Riverside Park, Mbombela, 1200
Postal: Private Bag X11219, Mbombela, 1200
Tel: 013 766 6067/8
Fax: 013 766 8429


The vision of the Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs is of vibrant, equitable, integrated and sustainable urban and rural communities with world-class, united and prosperous agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors, with food security for all.

The Department's mission is to lead and facilitate an integrated, comprehensive and sustainable development and social cohesion by participating and partnering with all sectors of society, through agriculture, rural development and land administration. Its strategic goals are to support the development of a sustainable agrarian reform and the large farming sector; improve access to affordable and diverse food; improve services to support healthy livelihoods; create rural jobs and promote sustainable economic livelihoods; and improve the institutional delivery environment by ensuring that there are credible Integrated Development Plans (IDPs) and skills audit.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr V Shongwe
Head of Department
Ms S Xulu

Mr Vusumuzi Shongwe
Head of Department:
Ms SP Xulu
Mr SM Maseko (Acting)
Ms S Masoka (Acting: Nkangala District)
Ms PNZ Mpangane (Ehlanzeni District – South)
Mr H Ndhlovu (Acting: Ehlanzeni District – North)
Mr OG Xaba (Gert Sibande District)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Ms Zanele Shabangu (Acting Director: Communications Services)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriation1 017 6061 035 4181 013 880980 681
Actual Expenditure1 005 3461 004 444928 295972 603
Employee Compensation514 929498 615453 358419 391
Goods and Services239 275192 808190 077191 258
Capital Assets56 12478 70657 38692 411
Unauthorised Expenditure2 722---
Irregular Expenditure11 0245 446107-
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure---865
Posts Approved1 4812 195n/a1 824
Posts Filled1 4801 589n/a1 722
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a Annual Report

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