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“South Africa: Minister Gugile Nkwinti – Rural Development and Land Reform Dept Budget Vote 2016/17” – allAfrica

26 April 2016

“The National Development Plan (NDP) views agriculture as critical to employment and food security. It is estimated that agriculture would potentially create a million jobs by 2030. Vision 2030 of the NDP calls for an inclusive rural economy wherein: rural communities should have greater opportunities to participate fully in the economic, social and political life of the country. People should have access to high-quality basic services that enable them to be well nourished, healthy and increasingly skilled. Rural economies will be supported by agriculture, and where possible by mining, tourism, agro-processing achieved through successful land reform, job creation and poverty alleviation.” – allAfrica

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