KwaZulu-Natal Department: Agriculture and Rural Development

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X9059, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Physical 1 Cedara, Pietermaritzburg 3200
Tel 033 355 9100
Fax 033 343 8255 / 355 9122


The mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is to promote, through partnership, sound agricultural practices that promote economic growth, food security and advancement of rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal.

The Department's strategic objectives are: provision of food security; farmer development and support; integrated sustainable natural environmental management; integrated and transformed service delivery; globally competitive agricultural production; accessible, quality and available food; farmer succession (emergent to commercial); sustainable job creation (BEE); development of new markets (agricultural and value added); development of new and diverse products; safe, healthy and sustainable environments; sustainable natural resource utilisation and community participation; improvement of national and international trade access and competitiveness; and a transformed department, geared for service excellence and compliance with its legislative mandate.

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