DAFF on Quarter 1 performance, with Minister
Committee members stated the Fisheries Management Division behaving like a delinquent juvenile and is a repeated offender after it became clear Fisheries has spent 53% of its budget yet it achieved only 29% of its targets. They foresaw overspending in this division. The absence of the Deputy Director-General of the Fisheries Division to account fully on the matter irritated the Members.
This emerged during the discussion on the Quarter 1 Performance of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) with the Portfolio Committee.
DAFF reported that in its efforts to strengthen Integrated Performance Management it undertook provincial road shows to monitor projects jointly for better results. The benefits of this exercise are expected to be felt and this would result in high volume of validated information reported at all times.
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