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Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission on Track


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries The environment, forestry and fisheries department has highlighted the recent approval by cabinet of climate change, emissions reduction and waste management plans. In a…

Animals Protection Amendment Bill in the Pipeline


Parliament A Draft Animals Protection Amendment Bill is in the pipeline. The draft bill, a private member’s bill, was drawn up by Steven Swart, an African Christian Democratic Party member…

Levies on Fynbos Products Set Down


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Levies on fynbos products have been set down. The agriculture, land reform and rural development department announced the setting up of the…

Draft Inland Fishing Policy in the Pipeline


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries A draft policy on inland fishers that aims to ensure the sustainable development of the inland fisheries sector is being drawn up. The environment,…

IMC on Land Reform and Agriculture Shines Light on Land Invasions


The Presidency The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Land Reform and Agriculture has mandated the agriculture, land reform and rural development department to consider setting up an internal conflict resolution mechanism…

DALRRD Shines Light on Women in Agriculture


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Government plans to release state land with 50% of recipients being women. The agriculture, land reform and rural development minister, Thoko Didiza,…

Sectional Titles Act Regulations Amended


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Sectional Titles Act Regulations have been amended. The agriculture, land reform and rural development department published the amended regulations in Government Gazette…

Deeds Offices Under the Spotlight


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Measures are to be put in place as a matter of urgency to ensure that Deeds Offices address the entire backlog while…

Directions on Spatial Planning and Land Development Published


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Directions relating to spatial planning, land use management and land development processes have been drawn up. The agriculture, land reform and rural…