The newly appointed MEC for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon. Thembeni Skully Ngxangisa met with the HOD Dr. Takisi Masiteng together with the Executive, Senior and middle Management today at Glen. MEC said this meeting is to determine what should be done to fulfil the mandate of the Department. He added that our province and the world at large, is facing challenges of inequality, poverty and development. “In order to be successful we need to be selective” he said. He emphasised the issue of resources must be allocated according to our priorities, so that we can reposition the Free State to ensure that the province becomes the food basket of the country again. The Department need to support young black farmers, female farmers and farmers with disabilities.