Latest News & Events

Youth Awards

22 June 2016


The MEC , Ms Manketsi Tlhape, will host the youth awards in recognition of the role played by young entrepreneurs in the areas of Agriculture and Rural Development.. ... read more

Department to commemorate Provincial Youth Awards

17 June 2016


Lichtenburg: The Department of Rural, Environment and Agriculture Development will host the inaugural Provincial Youth Awards as part of Youth Month celebrations. ... read more

Taung Agricultural College confer new diploma

02 June 2016


Taung: Taung Agricultural College has made great strides as it celebrated a group of students who graduated with Diplomas in Agriculture Irrigation in a ceremony held at Taung last Friday..... read more

Taung College of Agriculture set to confer successful graduates

25 May 2016


Taung: The Taung College of Agriculture in joint efforts with the Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development will on Friday 27 May 2016 confer the class of 2016 graduates. Ten graduates, five females and five have completed three-year Diploma of Agriculture in Irrigation programme... read more

Economic empowerment for women and youth

17 May 2016


Mahikeng - In just weeks after presentation of the Departmental Policy and Budget Speech Vote for 2016/17, MEC for Rural and Agricultural development, Manketsi Tlhape is acting upon the department's commitment to ensure inclusion of women and youth in mainstream economy.... read more

Department budget to respond to economic growth plans

04 May 2016


Mahikeng - The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) is set to use its allocated R1,2 billion to respond to provincial economic growth plans. As the spear-header of the ACT strategy, the Department through it Budget Speech has committed to bringing in reforms in addressing food and nutrition security, market access and development that will lead towards the desired economic growth... read more

READ holds Extension Conference and implements Outreach programme

15 March 2016


As part of the annual Extension Conference, gricultural extension took centre stage for three days when the Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development embarked on a massive outreach programme at Agisanang near Sannieshof... read more

Department honours agric advisors

15 March 2016


Sannieshof - The Department for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development has honoured agricultural advisors for the hard and commitment. The department hosted the awards ceremony as part of its Annual Extension and Advisory service conference on 09-11 March 2016.... read more