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Title: DAFF 2012/13 MID-TERM ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE REPORT HIGHLIGHTS


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DAFF 2012/13 MID-TERM ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE
REPORT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Acting Director- General
  • Mr. Sipho Ntombela
  • 13 November 2012

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PRESENTATION OUTLINE
  • Vision and Strategic Goals of DAFF
  • Overview
  • Performance by Programmes
  • Financial Statements
  • Actual Spending per Programme
  • Actual Spending per Economic Classification
  • Conclusion

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VISION AND STRATEGIC GOALS OF DAFF
  • VISION
  • A leading, dynamic, united, prosperous and
    people-centred sector.
  • STRATEGIC GOALS
  • Increased profitable production of food, fibre
    and timber products by all categories of
    producers (subsistence, smallholder and
    commercial).
  • Sustained management of natural resources.
  • Effective national regulatory services and risk
    management systems.
  • A transformed and united sector.
  • Increased contribution of the sector to economic
    growth and development.
  • Effective and efficient governance.

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OVERVIEW
  • The Department presents its mid-term
    organisational performance report for the 2012/13
    financial year.
  • This presentation focuses attention on the
    departmental achievements made during the
    mid-term period, and highlights the performance
    status of planned deliverables and challenges
    encountered.
  • DAFF contributes directly to three of the 12
    Outcomes to achieve related outputs
  • Outcome 4 Decent employment through inclusive
    economic growth.
  • Outcome 7 Vibrant, equitable and sustainable
    rural communities contributing towards food
    security for all.
  • Outcome 10 Protect and enhance our
    environmental assets and natural resources.
  • The planning was guided by government's key
    policies, namely the New Growth Path (NGP),The
    Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP2), the
    Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP)
    and the Integrated Growth and Development Plan
    (IGDP) for agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

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OVERVIEW CONT
  • The Department identified the following five
    areas as strategic priorities for the financial
    year
  • Create employment by increasing the number of
    participants in the agricultural, forestry and
    fisheries sectors through support for
    smallholders and processors.
  • Improve the food security initiative by
    coordinating production systems to increase the
    profitable production, handling and processing of
    food, fibre and timber products by all categories
    of producers.
  • Improve the income and conditions of farm
    workers, foresters and fishers.
  • Enhance exports by facilitating market access
    for agricultural, forestry and fisheries
    products.
  • Ensure the sustainable use of natural resources.

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PROGRAMME 1 ADMINISTRATION
  • Purpose
  • Provide strategic leadership, management and
    support services to the Department. The aim of
    the programme is to lead, support and promote
    agricultural, forestry and fisheries resources
    management through policies, strategies and
    programmes to enhance sustainable use, and to
    achieve economic growth, job creation, food
    security, rural development and transformation.
  • Corporate Services To render sound human
    resources management and development, security
    and information management.
  • Chief Financial Office To provide the
    Department with sound financial services.
  • Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation To
    direct the provision of policy analysis,
    formulation, planning and monitoring and
    evaluation in order to facilitate the
    improvements of the Departments performance.
  • Stakeholder Relations, Communication and Legal
    Services To provide the Department with legal
    and communication services and promote
    intergovernmental and stakeholder relations.

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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 3 Provide effective audit, investigative and legal, human resources and financial risk management Percentage reduction in vacancy rate 11 Filling of vacancies in the Department.Vacancy rate has decreased to 13. Long process for filling of a post.
SO 5 Provide leadership and manage communication and information Knowledge and Information Management Strategy approved and implemented Review and implement phase 1 of Knowledge and Information Management Strategy KIM Strategy developed and due for GOPC approval KIM guidelines reviewed for inclusivity Supporting DAFF File Plan finalized and approved by the National Archives. Integration with previous plans in particular, the Export/Import System. Continue with Microsoft Sharepoint trials in order to provide users with a better understanding of an EDMS product.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Strengthen policy, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and sector information Approved monitoring, evaluation and reporting guidelines Develop PDAs monitoring, evaluation and reporting guidelines and review DAFF monitoring, evaluation and reporting guidelines. DAFF reviewed Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (MER) guidelines have been approved by DEXCO on 29th September 2012.
SO 2 Strengthen policy, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and sector information Plans aligned to the MTSF Align national and provincial plans with Presidential Outcomes and targets The integrated outcomes plan that was developed with provinces is being used for reporting on Outcome 7 in particular by provinces and is aligned to DAFF Strategic Plan. DAFF has participated in strategic planning and review sessions of four provinces (Limpopo, Free State, Northern Cape, Western Cape) to address the overall alignment of plans within the sector.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Strengthen policy, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and sector information Comprehensive economic reports for the sector Reports on economic indicators and trends for the sector 2 quarterly Economic Reports published The report gives an economic analysis of agriculture from a global perspective to a more focused domestic environment. Weekly Price Watch reports are also released.
SO 2 Strengthen policy, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and sector information Existing policies reviewed Review existing policies The Legislative Review process as led by D Legal Services has taken over the review of policies and Acts of Parliament with support from the University of Pretoria. Instead, the focus in this sub-programme is on developing a policy framework for which progress is reported under DPRS below.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Strengthen policy, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and sector information Targeted RD programme developed Implement targeted RD programme SLAs have been concluded and awaiting signature finalization by both DAFF and the service provider (ARC). Projects were to be undertaken jointly with the Provinces. However, there has been a time lag owing to extensive engagement with the Provinces. The projects are now included within the package of research projects to be undertaken with the ARC.
SO 2 Strengthen policy, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and sector information Comprehensive statistical database for the sector National statistical information and reports The following statistical reports were published Quarterly Crops and Markets monthly crop estimate reports quarterly livestock estimates and SA Food Security Bulletin.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 Increase equity, ownership and participation of previously disadvantaged individuals (PDIs) Number of smallholder and subsistence producers accessing financial services (including grants) 5 000 smallholder producers supported through Mafisa 2 580 Smallholder farmers assisted. Some farmers do not meet the credit criteria Mafisa is competing with grants eg. Cooperative incentive scheme, recapitalization and grants from Social Development. The number of intermediaries has also been reduced due to expired contracts. A credit guarantee scheme is being negotiated. There is a need to link grants with loans so that the competition can be eliminated. Potential intermediaries have been invited to submit proposals.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 Increase equity, ownership and participation of previously disadvantaged individuals (PDIs) Number of smallholder and subsistence producers accessing financial services (including grants) 15 000 smallholder producers supported through CASP 5 910 smallholder producers supported. .
SO 1 Increase equity, ownership and participation of previously disadvantaged individuals (PDIs) Number of smallholder and subsistence producers accessing financial services (including grants) 30 000 subsistence producers supported (Ilima) 109 197 subsistence producers supported.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 4 Improve departmental service excellence through implementation of quality standards, Batho Pele principles and general legislative mandate Compliance to legislation, prescripts, procedures and guidelines Unqualified audit report on financial statements Audit Matrix was developed to address the 2011/12 Audit findings and was submitted to National Treasury on 28 September 2012.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 Establish and strengthen cooperative governance and functional relations with local and international stakeholders Enhanced stakeholder participation with national departments and the other two spheres of government and relevant stakeholders Develop a format of engagement and identify areas of engagements Document has been developed on the deployment of SMS members to Commodity Groups and it was tabled at DEXCO for approval.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 Establish and strengthen cooperative governance and functional relations with local and international stakeholders Enhanced stakeholder participation with national departments and the other two spheres of government and relevant stakeholders Ensure the development of Intergovernmental Strategy The Terms of Reference (ToR) preceding the development of the strategy has been taken through the routine processes for the Chief Director. Once the process is complete, the ToR will be sent for the attention of the service provider as a matter of proposal towards the draft strategy.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 4 Improve departmental service excellence through implementation of quality standards, Batho Pele principles and general legislative mandate Oversee the implementation of the Deployment Framework to commodity groups and municipalities Efficient stakeholder service delivery A number of meetings were held to introduce SMS members to Commodity Groups that they are deployed to, i.e. Milk South Africa, Cotton South Africa, NERPO, South African Wine Industry Trust and South African Ostrich Business Chamber.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 4 Improve departmental service excellence through implementation of quality standards, Batho Pele principles and general legislative mandate Ensure customer service improvement and satisfaction Improved customer satisfaction index Two decentralized offices are operational Port Elizabeth and Saldahna Bay. 7 pilot offices are planned to extend this project. The areas will include Port Nolloth, Hermanus, Still Bay / Mossel Bay, East London, Umtata / Port St. John, Durban and Richards Bay.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 5 Provide leadership and manage communication and information Aligned DAFF Communication Strategy Refine and oversee the implementation of the DAFF Communication Strategy Conceptualized, developed, produced and implemented the 2012 Budget Vote exhibition and branding.
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PROGRAMME 1 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 4 Improve departmental service excellence through implementation of quality standards, Batho Pele principles and general legislative mandate Legislation aligned to the Constitution Initiate the project to review legislation and submit proposals for Ministerial approval All DAFF Acts were forwarded to the Service Provider for constitutional and legal analysis, which was completed in August 2012, and finalisation of the cluster legislation has been approved. The final number of Acts and Bills to be reviewed are 25.
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PROGRAMME 2 AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, HEALTH
AND FOOD SAFETY
  • Purpose
  • Manage the risks associated with animal diseases,
    plant pests, genetically modified organisms
    (GMOs) and registration of products used in
    agriculture promote food safety and create an
    enabling environment for increased and
    sustainable agricultural production.
  • The programme comprises three sub-programmes,
    namely Plant Production and Health Animal
    Production and Health and Inspection and
    Laboratory Services.
  • Plant Production and Health Focuses on
    increasing agricultural productivity with the
    emphasis on a sustainable plant production
    system, efficient use of genetic resources and
    manages risks associated with plant pests,
    diseases and GMOs.
  • Animal Production and Health Aims to improve
    livestock production through the implementation
    of animal production and health strategies,
    projects and programmes founded on sound animal
    disease risk management principles, an informed
    extension service and sustainable natural
    resources management.
  • Inspection and Laboratory Services Focuses on
    the provision of leadership, guidance and support
    in ensuring compliance with agricultural
    legislation and regulatory frameworks and
    overseeing the effective implementation of risk
    management strategies and plans for regulated
    agricultural products.

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PROGRAMME 2 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 1 Promote efficient production, handling and processing of food, fibre and timber Number of new producers participating in animal production schemes (cumulative) 1 300 38 farmers participated in the Milk Recording Scheme in 15 projects.45 emergent poultry farmers were taken to the AVI Africa Conference.200 farmers participated in the Kaonafatso ya dikgomo scheme.
SO 1 Promote efficient production, handling and processing of food, fibre and timber Number of beneficiaries benefiting from commodity strategies 200 beneficiaries benefiting from pig commodity strategy The pig commodity strategy is in the process of being completed.20 farmers were assisted with pig production methods and related issues.
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PROGRAMME 2 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 1 Promote efficient production, handling and processing of food, fibre and timber Regulatory frameworks approved by Parliament Approve Compulsory Community Service Framework The Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Amendment Bill has been approved by Parliament for tabling at the National Council of Provinces.
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PROGRAMME 2 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 1 Promote efficient production, handling and processing of food, fibre and timber Number of primary animal health care awareness campaigns 4 Some purchases of necessary equipment were done towards the end of the previous financial year. The modifications of clinics to prepare for the service are being considered and discussions with the financial officers have commenced.
SO 2 Establish and maintain effective early-warning and mitigation systems Number of reports on early detections and reaction time to outbreaks of animal diseases and pests 6 6 reports were submitted to the OIE in May 2012.
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PROGRAMME 2 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 1 Promote efficient production, handling and processing of food, fibre and timber Number of plant production support and health interventions 4 Technical support was provided to provinces, farmers and extension officers participating in the following programmes CASP Zero Hunger Natural Resources Management Provincial initiatives
SO 1 Promote efficient production, handling and processing of food, fibre and timber Number of plant-related commodity strategies implemented 1 key commodity strategy implemented Development of the National Strategy on Vegetables is progressing well.
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PROGRAMME 2 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 1 Promote efficient production, handling and processing of food, fibre and timber Sanitary and Phyto Sanitary (SPS) Strategy developed Plant Health (Phytosanitary) Policy and Plant Protection Bill Plant Health (Phytosanitary) Policy The draft Plant Health (Phytosanitary) Policy was approved by the Minister on 11 April 2012 and published in a Government Gazette No. 35292 for public comments on 26 April 2012. The Gazetted policy was circulated to stakeholders for comment. Plant Protection Bill The submission regarding the draft Plant Health (Phytosanitary) Bill for public comments has been initiated and completed.
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PROGRAMME 2 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 2 Ensure protection of indigenous genetic resources Number of monitoring reports of genetic resources for food and agriculture 2 Surveillance and characterization of farm animal genetic resources have been undertaken in Free State and North West Provinces. Characterization of plant genetic resources (maize, bambara, groundnuts and dry beans) has continued at the ARC and the National Plant Genetic Resources Centre.
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PROGRAMME 2 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 2 Establish and maintain effective early-warning and mitigation systems Number of reports on early detections and reaction time to outbreaks of plant diseases and pests 2 Surveillance data is collected on a weekly basis.
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PROGRAMME 2 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 1 Manage the level of risks associated with food, diseases, pests, natural disasters and trade Number of reports on regulatory compliance and monitoring interventions 4 Quarterly 1 report on regulatory compliance and monitoring interventions was compiled.
SO 1 Manage the level of risks associated with food, diseases, pests, natural disasters and trade Number of reports on regulatory framework instruments approved 1 Liquor Products Bill The Liquor Products Bill has been published in the Government Gazette for public comments.
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PROGRAMME 3 FOOD SECURITY AND AGRARIAN REFORM
  • Purpose
  • The programme facilitates and promotes food
    security and agrarian reform programmes and
    initiatives. It comprises three sub-programmes,
    namely Food Security Sector Capacity
    Development and National Extension Support
    Services.
  • Food Security The sub-programme provides
    national frameworks to promote sustainable
    household food security programmes through
    improving the production systems of subsistence
    and smallholder farmers in the agriculture,
    forestry and fisheries sector to achieve food
    security livelihoods and facilitate the provision
    of inputs, implements and infrastructure support.
  • Sector Capacity Facilitates the provision of
    agriculture, forestry and fisheries education and
    training in support of sustainable growth and
    equitable participation in the sector. This will
    be achieved by facilitating and supporting
    education and training skills, promoting the
    development of centres of excellence on skills
    training and develop, manage and coordinate the
    sector transformation policy and strategy in line
    with the government objectives for the
    Department.
  • National Extension Support Services Provides
    national extension policies, norms and standards
    on research and technology development. The
    sub-programme provides strategic leadership and
    guidance for the planning, coordination and
    implementation of extension and advisory services
    in the sector. It also provides leadership and
    strategic support in the implementation of norms
    and standards for extension.

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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Coordinate government food security initiatives Green Paper gazetted Gazette Green Paper on Food Security Food Security Policy document not gazetted yet, but finished and consulted with the Clusters, awaiting tabling to IMC on Food Security. Non-sitting of the Food Security IMC to table Food Security Policy. Liase with Ministry for the sitting of the Food Security IMC to table the Policy for Food Security.
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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Coordinate government food security initiatives Zero Hunger Campaign implemented Develop business case and co-ordinate implementation of Zero Hunger Campaign Principles of Zero Hunger campaign are being implemented in a Government project called Public Private Partnership (PPP) for Food Security, Nutrition and Health. Lack of alignment of our funding programmes to the PPP. To sign MOU with IDT to ensure alignment for implementation will also help to develop business case.
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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Coordinate government food security initiatives Number of smallholder producers supported through smallholder strategy 15 000 There were 3 111 and 4 975  smallholders who have been identified for support through a smallholder producer strategy, respectively, for Q1 and Q2 to give the total 8 086.(The smallholder producer strategy is comprised of a Government support Package i.e. Land reform support, Equitable share Conditional grants, Extension services, input supply and infrastructure supply, etc). Lack of alignment of funding programmes to support the smallholder development with provinces The introduction Anchor Mega Projects aligned to the PICC will further enhance the mainstreaming process.
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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Coordinate government food security initiatives Mechanisation policy implemented Develop comprehensive mechanisation policy and implement tractor scheme The Policy has been refocused and simplified to support Household Food Security.Tractor scheme rollout 503 of 504 (99, 9) of tractors delivered and 2 436 out of 2 436 (100) of implements delivered. All deliveries verified and checked against specifications. Lack of database on mechanization equipment owned by the Government.
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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 4 Provide leadership and support to research, training and extension in the sector Coordinate the provision of comprehensive training and extension support Evaluate Extension Recovery Plan A service provider was appointed through public bidding to facilitate the evaluation. First phase report has been presented to stakeholders.
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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 3 Improve social working conditions in the sector Provincial vulnerable delivery units established 5 provinces (FS, WC, LP, MP, KZN) FS, WC, KZN, and Mpumalanga have confirmed existence of Delivery Units. Budgetary constraints harmstring some provinces in establishing provincial delivery units. Issue to be tabled at MINMEC.
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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 4 Provide leadership and support to research, training and extension in the sector Develop national extension policy Develop national extension policy The Terms of Reference for the development of the policy have been compiled. A proposal for the development of the policy has been presented to DAFF and the Ford Foundation.A service provider has been outsourced to start with the policy development process. No budget allocation for the development of the policy. Resource mobilisation exercise was conducted and a grant to the tune of 120 000 has been secured from the Ford Foundation.
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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 4 Provide leadership and support for research, training and extension in the sector Producers completing training programmes Coordinate training programmes for 15 000 smallholder producers 2 656 beneficiaries were trained during Q1 and 4 787 trained during Q2. The total number trained at mid-term is 7 443.
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PROGRAMME 3 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 4 Provide leadership and support for research, training and extension in the sector Approved Agricultural Training Institutions (ATIs) Green Paper 7 agricultural colleges transformed into ATIs ATI Business Plans have been received from all colleges and these will be consolidated. DORA funds have been disbursed to Provincial Departments. Colleges' Procurement Plans have been developed and consolidated. The National Treasury funds ( R33m) could not be transferred to Colleges as they have no credible financial management systems in place.Treasury funds are still not accessible for procurement as they were earmarked to be transferred. Submission to convert Treasury transfer funds into goods and services has been presented to National Treasury for approval.Appointment of a Service Provider to commence with the consultative process on Norms and Standards to develop a Green Paper to be tabled to Cabinet.
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PROGRAMME 4 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TRADE AND
MARKETING
  • Purpose
  • Ensure value chain integration facilitation of
    market access for agriculture, forestry and
    fisheries products in support of economic growth,
    job creation and development.
  • The programme comprises the following three
    sub-programmes, namely International Relations
    and Trade Agro- processing and Marketing and
    Cooperatives and Rural Enterprise Development.
  • International Relations and Trade Facilitates,
    coordinates and supports international relations
    and international trade for the agriculture,
    forestry and fisheries sector through the
    development and implementation of appropriate
    policies and programmes.
  • Cooperatives and Rural Enterprise Development
    Facilitates and supports the implementation of
    programmes and initiatives to ensure the
    promotion and participation of the agriculture,
    forestry and fisheries sector in the economic
    development of businesses.
  • Agro-processing and Marketing Ensures the
    conversion/transformation of primary agriculture,
    forestry and fisheries commodities into
    value-added products and ensures domestic and
    international market access.

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PROGRAMME 4 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenge Corrective Measure
SO 1 Increase growth, income and sustainable job opportunities in the value chain Value chain networks established and institutionalized Fisheries value chain network established Aquaculture value chain network has been established in Q1. Minutes and Record of Decisions of the first meeting concluded. Marketing working group of the value chain network established its action plan developed.
SO 1 Increase growth, income and sustainable job opportunities in the value chain Sector strategies developed and implemented Facilitate the implementation of Marketing Strategy A draft of the reviewed strategy document has been concluded.
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PROGRAMME 4 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenge Corrective Measure
SO 2 Coordinate government food security initiative 30 of smallholder producers organized into commodity associations and cooperatives Facilitate implementation of the sector business policy in advancing commodity groups 18 cooperatives that are producing poultry were mobilized as poultry commodity structures.
SO 2 Coordinate government food security initiative 30 of smallholder producers organized into commodity associations and cooperatives 108 cooperatives established 11 cooperatives were supported and registered during Q1.The support was with regard to training and registration. People do not realize the importance of co-operatives. Awareness campaigns to be held in the next quarter.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenge Corrective Measure
SO 1 Increase growth, income and sustainable job opportunities in the value chain Sector strategies developed and implemented Oversee the review and implementation of the Trade Strategy Draft Trade Strategy ready to be tabled at DEXCO.
SO 1 Establish and strengthen cooperative governance and functional relations with local and international stakeholders Cooperation agreements developed and signed Oversee the negotiation and signing of inter-Africa and international agreements Facilitated in Joint Management Committees for Kenya and Congo Brazzaville. Administrative and political problems delay progress. Limited human resource capacity of the legal services. Last minute confirmation of the joint meetings. Last minute confirmation of the invitation to the Minister of DAFF.
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PROGRAMME 5 FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
MANAGEMENT
  • Purpose
  • Develop and facilitate the implementation of
    policies and targeted programmes to ensure
    management of forests, sustainable use and
    protection of land and water as well as managing
    agricultural risks and disasters.
  • There are three sub-programmes in the Forestry
    Programme, namely Forestry Operations Forestry
    Development and Regulations and Natural
    Resources Management.
  • Forestry Operations Ensures sustainable
    management of forestry operations through
    managing state forests and woodlands, other state
    assets in the region and to render coordination
    and operational support.
  • Forestry Development and Regulations Ensures
    effective development of policies for forestry
    regulation and oversight by promoting the optimum
    development of arboriculture, commercial and
    urban forestry and the development of small-scale
    forestry.
  • Natural Resources Management Facilitates the
    development of infrastructure and the sustainable
    use of natural resources through an enabling
    framework for the sustainable management of
    woodlands and indigenous forests, the efficient
    development and revitalisation of irrigation
    schemes and water use. The sub-programme
    facilitates climate change mitigation and
    adaptation, risk and disaster management as well
    as promotes, regulates and coordinates the
    sustainable use of natural resources (land and
    soil).

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PROGRAMME 5
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 Ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources Forestry adaptation plans developed and implemented Develop forestry adaptation plans 11 consultation sessions on proposed amendments were held and the technical report was completed on the proposed amendments.
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PROGRAMME 5
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 Ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources Forestry adaptation plans developed and implemented Develop forestry adaptation plans The National Fire Danger Rating system (NFDR ) is being piloted in Western Cape and Mpumalanga alongside the Lowveld System disseminating fire danger ratings weekly to stakeholders.
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PROGRAMME 5 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Increase the level of public and private investment for agricultural, forestry and fisheries products Forestry protocols and strategies implemented Implement Charter undertakings Scoping reports for the Environmental Impact Assessments study in the Eastern Cape submitted to the authorizing institution DEA Draft final report on Transport Infrastructure Requirements produced.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Increase the level of public and private investment for agricultural, forestry and fisheries products Forestry protocols and strategies implemented Implement Charter undertakings Terms of Reference was developed for re-advertising of the tender to develop guidelines and training for four subsectors Growers, saw millers, honey production and pole production.
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PROGRAMME 5 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Increase the level of public and private investment for agricultural, forestry and fisheries products Forestry protocols and strategies implemented Implement Charter undertakings Second draft of the State Forest Plantation Growth Strategy developed based on workshop outputs and circulated for final comments
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Increase the level of public and private investment for agricultural, forestry and fisheries products Forestry protocols and strategies implemented Implement Charter undertakings Transfer Agreement for MMM plantation is in place and awaiting approval. Cabinet Memo for the Recommissioning of Lowveld plantations approved by the Minister, awaiting presentation to the Economic Cluster. Delays by authorising institutions to approve certain processes is affecting the time of completion for the project. The Department is engaging with the authorising institutions through a forum, which meets quarterly to assess progress.
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PROGRAMME 5 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 Coordinate government food security Number of small producers supported with training and linked to potential funders 1 000 656 small producers supported with technical training.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measure
SO 2 Coordinate government food security Number of LandCare jobs created (105 000 opportunities 454 Full Time Equivalents) 130 Full Time Equivalents 3 294 Work Opportunities created through LandCare as at end September 2012. (14 FTEs) Report is not yet validated as Provinces are expected to submit their report on the MIS by the 30th October 2012 for Q 2. Figures will be validated after the end of October according to the reporting timeframe as per DORA, which is 30 days after each quarter for LandCare programme.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measure
SO 2 Coordinate government food security Number of state land jobs created (300 opportunities) 60 job opportunities 53 employees verified on FALA farms.
SO 1 Ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources Climate change adaptation and mitigation plans implemented Climate change adaptation and mitigation plans approved The Service Level Agreement (SLA) has been signed with amendments from the service provider. The service providers internal processes caused delays in facilitating the signing of the SLA and have resulted in the delay for officially implementing the project as per activity schedule.
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PROGRAMME 5 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measure
SO 2 Increase the level of public and private investment for agricultural, forestry and fisheries products Disaster risk mitigation strategies implemented Disaster risk management system implemented Report on seminars on weather and climate to the agricultural sector conducted in Free State Province has been presented in the NAC and NARDMCO meetings and was subsequently approved.
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PROGRAMME 5 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measure
SO 1 Ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources Number of ha (agricultural land, woodlands and indigenous forests) rehabilitated 10 000 ha Hectares of land rehabilitated though CARA and LandCare for Q1 and Q2 62 413.09 ha. Only Gauteng, LP, KZN, WC EC figures were received. The reporting timeframe as per DORA is 30 days after each quarter for LandCare programme. LandCare figures will be validated at the end of October 2012.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measure
SO 1 Ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources 1 250 ha of irrigation schemes revitalised Revitalised 250 ha of smallholder government irrigation schemes The budget to revitalize about 62 hectares at the Makhathini Irrigation Scheme has been finalized by KZN Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and work will start soon.
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PROGRAMME 6 FISHERIES MANAGEMENT
  • Purpose
  • Promote the development, management, monitoring
    and sustainable uses of marine living resources
    and the development of South Africas fisheries
    sectors. Sustainable livelihoods will be achieved
    through aquaculture growth and fisheries economic
    development.
  • The programme comprises four sub-programmes,
    namely Aquaculture and Economic Development
    Fisheries Research and Development Marine
    Resource Management and Monitoring, Control and
    Surveillance.
  • Aquaculture and Economic Development Ensurse
    aquaculture growth and fisheries economic
    development for sustainable livelihoods by
    providing public support and an integrated
    platform for management of aquaculture.
  • Fisheries Research and Development Ensures the
    promotion of the sustainable development of
    fisheries resources and ecosystems by conducting
    and supporting appropriate research.
  • Marine Resource Management Ensures the
    sustainable utilisation and equitable and orderly
    access to the marine living resources through
    improved management and regulation.
  • Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Ensures the
    protection and promotion of the sustainable use
    of marine living resources by intensifying
    enforcement and compliance.

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PROGRAMME 6 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measure
SO 2 To coordinate government food security initiative Number of fish farms established/ revitalized 5 Progress has been made in facilitating the development and revitalization of 5 farms (Disaneng Aquaculture Farm in Mmabatho, North West is currently being revitalized in partnership with North West Province Phase 2 of the Hamburg Aquaculture Project in the Eastern Cape (dusky cob pilot) has been initiated and construction of 3 fish farms in Xhariep district, in partnership with Free State Agriculture and Rural Development is nearing completion).
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measure
SO 2 To coordinate government food security initiative Number of EPWP jobs created 1 000 920 jobs have been created through implementation of catch data monitors (3 projects), harbour maintenance (3 projects), anti-poaching (1 project) Port Nolloth Fish Processing Facilities and MCS Observers projects under the Working for Fisheries Programme (WFFP).
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO1 Increase growth, income and sustainable job opportunities in the value chain Number of fishing harbours established/ revitalized 2 1 harbour identified in Port Nolloth, negotiations with the Municipality and the Province underway.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 Ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources Feasibility reports on new fisheries Investigation of feasibility of two potential new fisheries Data has been collected from the following fisheries sectors Octopus Whelks Live bait Red bait KZN redeye
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measure
SO 1 Ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources Aquaculture research and capacity development programme implemented Finalised MoUs with two universities The DG has approved for the Department of enter into MoUs with University of Limpopo and University of Free State. DG has signed both MoUs and thus far only University of Limpopo has signed. The Department is still awaiting response from the University of Free State.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 To ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources Extent of the recovery in terms of spawning biomass of abalone, hake, west coast rock lobster and linefish from current levels Implementation of recovery of strategy and management recommendations towards targets set for abalone, hake, west coast rock lobster and linefish Targets as per TAC/TAE recommendations for the current season have been set. Targets as per TAC TAE recommendations for the new season have been scheduled for finalisation in the 3rd quarter.
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PROGRAMME 6 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 1 To ensure the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources Commercial fishing rights allocated in 17 fishing sectors Revised General Fishing Policy and 8 sector specific policies and establish rights allocation process Bid closed in September. Service provider to be appointed. Lack of internal capacity. Lengthy and cumbersome administrative processes. Limited marine resources.
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PROGRAMME 6 CONT
Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective measures
SO 2 To coordinate government food security initiative Implement and review Integrated Fisheries Security Strategy (IFSS) through inspection of fishing vessels at sea, landings and random review of rights holders in the 5 key fisheries sectors Inspection of 600 vessels at sea. A total of 593 vessels were inspected at sea.
SO 2 To coordinate government food security initiative Implement and review Integrated Fisheries Security Strategy (IFSS) through inspection of fishing vessels at sea, landings and random review of rights holders in the 5 key fisheries sectors Inspection of 800 vessels at landings. In total 938 (cumulative) fishing vessels inspected at landing sites. Vessels were inspected more than once. Some fisheries were inactive during closed periods. Include squid inspections.
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Strategic Objective Indicator Target Actual Challenges Corrective Measures
SO 2 To coordinate government food security initiative Implement and review Integrated Fisheries Security Strategy (IFSS) through inspection of fishing vessels at sea, landings and random review of rights holders in the 5 key fisheries sectors Review of permit and rights holders compliance with policies and prescripts 276 of 2 304 right holders. A total of 74 permit and rights holders were reviewed for compliance with policies and prescripts.
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EXPENDITURE QUARTER 1 PER PROGRAMME
PROGRAMMES BUDGET APRIL MAY
JUNE QUARTER 1 R000
R000 R000 R000 R000 SPENT Administrati
on 609 169 41 923 55 350 69
022 166 295 27.3 Agricultural
Production, Health and Food Safety 1 891
603 29 706 364 932 113 071
507 709 26.8 Food Security and
Agrarian Reform 1
408 635 12 750 255 712 19
014 287 476 20.4 Trade Promotion
and Market Access 212 033 8
296 36 946 37 786 83 028
39.2 Forestry 1 265 541 46 246
146 546 48 719 241 511
19.1 Fisheries 411 791 60
092 13 262 12 362 85 716
20,8 TOTAL
5 798 772 199 013 872 748
299 974 1 371 735 23.7
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EXPENDITURE QUARTER 1PER ECONOMIC CLASSIFICATION
ECONOMIC BUDGET APRIL MAY JUNE
QUARTER 1 CLASSIFICATION R000 R000 R
000 R000 R000 SPENT Compensation
of employees 1 494 878
108 555 107 712 108 755
325 022 21.7 Goods and services 741
380 36 698 53 179 66 059
157 936 21.3 Interest and rent on land
1 402 427 49
43 519 37.0 Total transfers
and subsidies 3 419 551
49 178 705 404 110 757
865 339 25.3 Payments for
capital assets 141 561 2 155
5 464 14 359 21 978 15.5 TOTAL
5 798 772 199 013
872 748 299 974 1 371
735 23.7

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Reasons for over/underspending against 25 target
  • Programme 1
  • Payments in respect of ICT equipment and claims
    in respect of property management from DPWD were
    made.
  • Programme 2
  • Double payment to Agricultural Research Council
    and quarter 1 payments for conditional grants to
    provinces for Ilima/Letsema were made at 20 of
    the appropriated amount.
  • Programme 3
  • Payments to provinces in respect of CASP
    conditional grants were made at 20 of the
    appropriated amount.
  • Programme 4
  • Once off payment to Land and Agricultural Bank of
    South Africa and National Agricultural Marketing
    Council.

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Reasons for over/underspending against 25 target
  • Programme 5
  • Payments to provinces in respect of LandCare
    conditional grants will be made on receipt of
    compliance certificate of the National
    Transferring Officer.
  • Programme 6
  • Payments to Marine Living Resources Fund in
    respect of Expanded Public Works Programme
    fisheries projects will be made on receipt of
    compliance certificate.

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EXPENDITURE QUARTER 2 PER PROGRAMME
PROGRAMMES BUDGET JULY AUG
SEPT QUARTER 2 R000
R000 R000 R000 R000 SPENT Administrati
on 626 995 52 846 39 503 48 202
140 551 22.4 Agricultural
Production, Health and Food Safety 1 889
874 115 430 288 239 115 247
518 916 27.5 Food Security and Agrarian
Reform 1 410 855
14 454 358 752 19 103
392 309 27.8 Trade Promotion and Market
Access 209 429 11 443 8 163 18
390 37 996 18.1 Forestry
1 242 696 61 506 268 691 64 725
394 922 31.8 Fisheries 489
078 54 468 16 109 40 727 111
304 22.8 TOTAL
5 868 927 310 147 979 457
306 394 1 595 998 27.2
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EXPENDITURE QUARTER 2PER ECONOMIC CLASSIFICATION
ECONOMIC BUDGET JULY AUG SEPT
QUARTER 2 CLASSIFICATION R000 R000 R
000 R000 R000 SPENT Compensation
of employees 1 473 784
110 336 136 418 141 324
388 078 26.3 Goods and services 758
991 55 754 41 519 47 165
144 438 19.0 Interest and rent on land
1 477 46 61
64 171 11.6 Total transfers and
subsidies 3 488 938
137 511 790 551 101 650
1 029 712 29.5 Payments for
capital assets 145 737 6 461 10
908 16 191 33 560 23.0 Payments for
financial Assets - 39
- - 39
- TOTAL
5 868 927 310 147
979 457 306 394 1 595 998
27.2

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Reasons for over/underspending against 25 target
  • Programme 1
  • Claims in respect of property management from
    DPWD are awaited.
  • Programme 2
  • Double payment to Agricultural Research Council
    and payments for conditional grants to provinces
    for Ilima/Letsema were made.
  • Programme 3
  • Payments to provinces in respect of CASP
    conditional grants were made.
  • Programme 4
  • Claims in respect of foreign offices from DIRCO
    are awaited.
  • Programme 5
  • Payments to provinces in respect of CASP and
    LandCare conditional grants were made.
  • Programme 6
  • Payments to Marine Living Resources Fund in
    respect of Expanded Public Works Programme
    fisheries projects were made.

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EXPENDITURE QUARTERS 1 AND 2 PER PROGRAMME
PROGRAMMES BUDGET
Q 1 Q 2
Q1Q2

R000 R000 SPENT
R000 SPENT R000
SPENT Administration
626 995 166 295 26.5
140 551 22.4 306 846
48.9 Agricultural Production, Health And Food
Safety 1 889 874
507 709 26.9 518 916 27.5
1 026 625 54.3 Food Security and
Agrarian Reform
1 410 855 287 476 20.4
392 309 27.8 679 785
48.2 Trade Promotion and Market Access
209 429
83 028 39.6 37 996
18.1 121 024 57.8 Forestry
1 242 696
241 511 19,4 394 922
31,8 636 433 51,2 Fisheries
489 078
85 716 17.5 111 304
22.8 197 020 40.3 TOTAL
5 868 927
1 371 735 23.4 1 595 998 27.2
2 967 733 50.6
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EXPENDITURE QUARTERS 1 AND 2PER ECONOMIC
CLASSIFICATION
PROGRAMMES BUDGET
Q 1 Q 2
Q1Q2

R000 R000 SPENT
R000 SPENT R000
SPENT Compensation of employees 1 473
784 325 022 22.1 388 078
26.3 713 100 48.4 Goods
and services 758 991
157 936 20.8 144 438
19.0 302 374 39.8 Interest
and rent on land 1 477
519 35.1 171
11.6 690 46.7 Total
transfers and Subsidies 3 488 938
865 339 24.8 1 029 712 29.5
1 895 051 54.3 Payments for Capital
assets 145 737 21 978
15.1 33 560 23.0
55 538 38.1 Payments for financial assets
- 941
- 39 -
980 - TOTAL
5 868 927
1 371 735 23.4 1 595 998 27.2
2 967 733 50.6
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CONCLUSION
  • Strengthen interdepartmental cooperation and
    collaboration for the development of the
    production infrastructure and other support
    policies and programmes.
  • Enhance cooperation with the provinces and local
    government to enhance governance in the sector.
  • Accelerate collaboration with stakeholders
    through existing forums.
  • Collaboration in the utilization of key policy
    instruments to enhance the performance of the
    sector.
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