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|
The mission of the Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is, by partnering with relevant stakeholders, to leverage available resources and technologies to optimise productivity and accelerate economic growth in the agriculture sector. Its vision is ‘prosperous agriculture, farming our future’.
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.