Vision, Mission & Values

Our vision

A dynamic, prosperous agricultural sector and a better life for rural communities.

Our mission

To empower the agricultural sector through the provisioning and facilitation of efficient agricultural development support and investment solutions in order to ensure rural development, constant economic growth, and sustainable livelihoods.

Our values

The core values of the Department are informed by the letter and spirit of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and the supporting suite of transformation legislation. These values are:

  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Good governance
  • Dedication
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Passion
  • Confidentiality