KwaZulu-Natal Department: Agriculture and Rural Development

Office Bearers/Management

Ms T Madlopha Mthethwa
Head of Department
Mr Z Dlamini

The MEC has been updated after the 2024 General Elections. Details of other officials will be updated as it becomes available.

Ms Thembeni Madlopha Mthethwa (IFP)
Head of Department:
Mr Zibusiso Dlamini
Mrs Ayanda Madlala
Deputy Directors General:
Mr Carlos Boldogh (REID)
Mr Jerry Mfusi (Rural Development)
Chief Directors:
Mr Lethukuthla Jongisa (Agricultural Development Services)
Mrs Nomfuzo Mkhize (Integrated Rural Development)
Mr Wiseman Mkhize (Business Support Services)
Dr Nonhlanhla Mnyeni (REID/RASET)
Ms Nonhlanhla Ndlela (Human Resource Management)
Dr Fikile Qwabe (Agricultural Research, Development and Training Institutes)
Dr Temba Sikhakhane (Veterinary Services)
Mrs Babalwa Bodlani (Internal Control and Risk Management)
Mrs Sharon Diedericks (Asset Management)
Mr Shaun Henman (Employee Relations)
Ms Joanne Joshua (Financial Accounting)
Mr Nkosenye Khuluse (Acting: Human Resource Development)
Mrs Thuledu Khumalo (Economics, Marketing and Value Adding)
Dr Cameron Kutwana (Veterinary Services: Northern Region)
Mr Mpumelelo Magawana (Agric Research and Livestock Research)
Mrs Lorrel Mahomed (Acting: Management Advisory Services)
Dr M Masimege (Veterinary Support Services and Animal Health)
Mr Zethembe DZ Mbatha (Security Services)
Mrs Sibongile Mchunu (Head: Ministry)
Mr Ntokozo Mdlalose (Acting: HOD Executive Support)
Mr Dennis Memela (Catalytic Projects)
Ms Nompumelelo Mtshali (Business Entity and Social Organisation)
Ms SIbongile Ndlela (Engineering Services)
Mrs Nozipho Ndwandwe (Acting: Human Resource Administration, Practice and Policies)
Mr Mduduzi Ngcobo (Project Office Directorate)
Mr Njabulo Ntshangase (Extension and Advisory Services)
Mrs Nomusa Nxele (Integrated Rural Development Coordination)
Zanele Pakkies (Agricultural Resource Management)
Ms Nishi Seegobin (Legal Services)
Mrs Lani Wepener (Funding Investment and Partnership)
Mr Nhlanhla Xhakaza (Information Communication Technology)
Ms Busisiwe Xulu (Rural Development, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting)
Senior Management:
Mr Bhekani Dube (Acting: Supply Chain Management)
Mr Eckard Habermann (Management Accounting Services)
Communications Officers:
Mr Mlungisi Manana (Parliamentary Liaison Officer)
Mr FV Zuma (Director: Communications Services)

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