Free State Department: Agriculture and Rural Development
|Postal||Private Bag X01, Glen, Bloemfontein, 9360|
|Physical||Gielie Joubert Street, Glen, Bloemfontein, 9360|
|Tel||051 861 8509|
|Fax||051 861 8452|
OverviewThe mission of the Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is to empower the agricultural sector through the provision and facilitation of efficient agricultural development support and investment solutions in order to ensure rural development, constant economic growth and sustainable livelihoods.
The strategic goals of the Department are: increased profitable production of food and fibre products; effective regulatory services and risk management; transformed and demand-based education, training and development; sustained management of natural resources; improved, effective and efficient governance and stakeholder relations; and coordinated creation of vibrant, equitable and sustainable rural communities.