Department Of Agriculture Forestry And Fisheries Mission And Vision

Department Of Agriculture Forestry And Fisheries Mission And Vision

Department Of Agriculture Forestry And Fisheries Mission And Vision, the mission and vision of the Department Of Agriculture Forestry And Fisheries have been stated below.

The Vision and Mission

 
 

Vision

  • A leading, dynamic, united, prosperous and people-centred sector

Mission
Our vision will be achieved through developing and sustaining a sector that contributes and embraces::

  • Economic growth (and development)
  • Job creation
  • Rural development
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Food security

STRATEGIC GOALS (SGs) AND STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES (SOs)
SG 1: Increased profitable production of food, fibre and timber products by all categories of producers (subsistence, smallholder and commercial)
Strategic objectives

  • Promote efficient production, handling and processing of food, fibre and timber
  • Coordinate government food security initiative
  • Improve production systems anchored in commodities with a competitive and comparative advantage in each province
  • Comprehensive support towards rural development

SG 2: Sustained management of natural resources
Strategic objectives

  • SO 1 Promote environmentally sustainable production systems
  • SO 2 Ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources
  • SO 3 Ensure protection of indigenous genetic resources
  • SO 4 Increase contribution to green jobs to improve livelihoods

SG 3: Effective national regulatory services and risk management systems
Strategic objectives

  • SO 1 Promote safe food by managing the level of risks associated with food, diseases, pests, natural disasters and trade
  • SO 2 Establish and maintain effective early-warning and mitigation systems

SG 4: A transformed and united sector
Strategic objectives

  • SO 1 Increase equity, ownership and participation of PDIs
  • SO 2 Establish and maintain effective early-warning and mitigation systems
  • SO 3 Improve social working conditions in the sector
  • SO 4 Provide leadership and support to research, training and extension in the sector

SG 5: Increased contribution of the sector to economic growth and development
Strategic objectives

  • SO 1 Increase growth, income and sustainable job opportunities in the value chain
  • SO 2 Increase the level of public and private investment in the sector
  • SO 3 Increase market access for South African and African agricultural, forestry and fish products, domestically and internationally
  • SO 4 Increase production of feedstock to support the manufacturing sector
  • SO 5 Promote the use of feedstock byproducts for renewable energies

SG 6: Effective and efficient governance
Strategic objectives

  • SO 1 Establish and strengthen cooperative governance and functional relations with local and international stakeholders
  • SO 2 Strengthen policy, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and sector information
  • SO 3 Provide effective audit, investigative and legal, human resources and financial risk management
  • SO 4 Improve departmental service excellence through implementation of quality standards, Batho Pele prin – ciples and the general legislative mandate
  • SO 5 Provide leadership and manage communication and information

Values

  • Drive: Driven to deliver excellent services
  • Attitude: Being an ambitious, passionate, reliable and dedicated workforce
  • Fairness: Acting with objectivity, empathy, integrity and transparency
  • Focus: Focusing on people, economic and rural development