Sustainable Resource Management

The key services performed are those in respect of agricultural engineering, soil conservation and LandCare.

Engineering Services

Provides development, evaluation and research support and capacitates clients with regard to irrigation technology, on-farm mechanization, animal housing, farm structures and the maintenance of farm equipment. Project appraisal forms an important part of the task of the Section.

Land Care

Co-ordinates and facilitates the planning and development of land reform projects and the implementation of the Land CareĀ® Programme. Soil conservation services are structured to implement Act 43 of 1983 for the conservation of agricultural resources (plan, survey and design), including the logistics for Disaster Management.