Analysis of Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries & Entities 2016 Strategic and Annual Performance Plans: Committee Support Staff briefing
Author: Ms M Semenya
A budget analysis of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for 2015/16 financial year was carried out by Committee Researchers. Only the first and second quarter of the 2015/16 financial year were included in the analysis. The total budget decreased by R65.8 million between 2015/16 and 2016/17. The private sector only contributed R350 000 of the targeted R334 million toward Operation Phakisa during the 2015/16 financial year.
Issues raised were that, from the State of the Nation address, agriculture, agro-processing value chains and agriculture business and the implementation of the Agriculture Action Policy Plan had been marginalised. The Department had not briefed the Committee on the progress of the Integrated Development Finance Framework.
Follow the link below to read the minutes of this meeting and to download all supporting documents: