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News 04/10/2013

Invitation to comment on the Land Management Commission Bill

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has published the Land Management Commission Bill, 2013 for public comments on 27 September 2013, with a closing date of 28 October 2013. Read More


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News 09/09/2013

1913 Natives’ Land Act Exhibition

The National Department of Rural Development and Land Reform together with the Limpopo Provincial Government hosted the 1913 Natives’ Land Act Exhibition until the end of September at the Gateway Airport in Polokwane. Entrance was free. Read More


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News 26/08/2013

1913 Natives’ Land Act Exhibition in Mafikeng

The national Department of Rural Development and Land Reform together with the North West Provincial Government is hosting the 1913 Natives’ Land Act Exhibition at the Mmabatho Convention Centre, in Mafikeng until the 1st of September. Entrance is free. Read More


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News 12/08/2013

Report Corruption

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform supports a culture of zero tolerance towards corruption and is committed to the highest possible standards of openness, transparency, integrity, accountability, anti-bribery and professional ethics. Read More


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News 12/11/2012

Schaumburg Combined School Renovation

Next we see how the Schaumburg Combined School near Hekpoort improved with the support of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform in conjunction with the Department of Education. Read More


Siyakhana Permaculture Design photo

News 12/11/2012

Siyakhana Permaculture Design

The term permaculture combines the words permanent and agriculture. Permaculture principles are based on close observation of nature, traditional sustainable agriculture systems, earth sciences and common sense. Permaculture also includes design principles, whether its for your food garden or a building. Read More


Gauteng Rural Development Summit photo

News 16/03/2012

Gauteng Rural Development Summit

MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Ms Nandi Mayathula-Khoza will be hosting the inaugural Provincial Rural Development Summit at Hekpoort, Mogale City on 16 – 17 March 2012. Read More


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News 08/03/2012

Mpumalanga Provincial Research Open Day

The Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Administration in conjunction with Farmer Support and Development and organised Agriculture will be hosting a Provincial Research Open Day tomorrow, the 09th of March 2012. Read More


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News 01/03/2012

15th World Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championship

The biannual 15th World sheep shearing and wool handling championships is currently in full swing in Masterton, New Zealand. Since 1994 hand shearers from South Africa and Lesotho have often been crowned as world champions. Sheep shearing and wool handling is recognised as a sport in South Africa. Read More


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News 16/02/2012

Combating Stock Theft

Specific strategies to combat stock-theft in parts of the Eastern Cape and the Free State are already bearing fruit, according the commander of the SAPS’ stock theft unit, Col. Oosie Oosthuizen. Read More