Busisiwe Tshwete

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Busisiwe Tshwete

Committee Meetings Attended

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development DAFF 2019/20 Quarter 1 performance; ARC on Audit improvement plan & progress
    19 Nov 2019

    The former Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reflected on its performance during the first quarter of 2019/20.

    The Department reported there were 42 targets planned for Quarter 1, and 36 targets were achieved. This, therefore, translated into 86% achievement during submission of the validated report to DPME by ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development NARYSEC programme and mandate: Department briefing; KZN Oversight Visit Report
    12 Nov 2019

    The Committee was supposed to receive a briefing from the Ingonyama Trust. However, the Minister had written to the Chairperson requesting a postponement. The Committee re-organised its programme and instead received a briefing from the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform on the National Rural Youth Service Corps ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Drought update; Provinces’ state of readiness for 2019/20 planting season
    5 Nov 2019

    The Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform together with AgriSA, AFASA and all provincial agriculture departments briefed the Portfolio Committee on their state of readiness for the 2019/20 planting season.

    The Committee heard that widespread drought that has plagued the country since 2013 is not only affecting ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Agri-Parks progress report
    22 Oct 2019

    The concept of Agri-Parks has not been abandoned, but the mistake was on deviating from the systematic approach that was adopted when the Agri-Parks policy was developed.

    This became clear during the engagement between the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform and the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development Budgetary Review & Recommendations Report
    16 Oct 2019

    Available here once adopted: BRRR 2019 

    The Committee met to consider and adopt the draft Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report for the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.

    Members were generally satisfied with the report. There was consensus that departments needed to stand on their own and not ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Transformation activities & AgriBEE Fund: Land Bank briefing
    15 Oct 2019

    The Committee received presentations from the Land Bank and the Department on their efforts to bring about transformation in the agricultural sector through development programmes and financial support.

    The Land Bank described how it receives funds from the Department to distribute to deserving farmers, cooperatives and entrepreneurs. It conducts due ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development CRLR: response to outstanding questions; ARC, OBP, NAMC, PPECB, ITB & CPA 2018/19 Annual Reports
    9 Oct 2019

    Annual Reports 2018/2019

    The Committee met to receive the 2018/19 annual reports of six of the entities in the portfolio of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development. They were the Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB), the Communal Property Association (CPA), Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP), the National ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development AGSA, DPME & FFC briefings; DAFF, DRDLR, CRLR & OVG 2018/19 Annual Reports & 2019/20 Quarter 1 performance; with Minister
    8 Oct 2019

    Annual Reports 2018/2019

    The Committee was briefed by the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) on the audit outcomes of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) and its entities for the 2018/19 financial year. The Financial and Fiscal Commission placed the Department’s performance ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development KZN oversight visit: follow-up on matters raised; Blended Finance Model progress report
    17 Sep 2019

    The Portfolio Committee conducted an oversight visit to KZN in August. Members had raised a number of issues during the visit. The provincial department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reforms was asked to give a report back on how it was addressing these matters.

    The provincial department, amongst other ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Reconfiguration of the Departments: meeting postponed
    13 Sep 2019

    The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development was expected to provide responses to questions furnished by the Committee. These questions dealt with the merger of the two departments and further concerns about budgetary requirements.

    The Department could not provide answers to the questions as they were inadequately prepared ...

  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development One Household One Hectare; Recapitalization & Development; Land Development Support & Landcare programmes: Department briefing
    10 Sep 2019

    The Committee was briefed by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development on the One Household One Hectare Programme; The Land Development Support Programme (LDS) & LandCare programmes. The Recapitalisation and Development Programme (RECAP) was introduced in order to address the challenges by targeting properties acquired since 1994 ...