Who We Are
The Agribusiness Development Agency (ADA) is a catalytic vehicle that facilitates the growth of a strong, transformed, diversified, dynamic, competitive and sustainable agro-processing industry in KwaZulu-Natal, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD).
It serves as a catalyst for agribusiness development in the province, through focusing on projects that are catalytic in nature and have the following attributes:
WHO WE ARE
The Agribusiness Development ADA derives its mandates from the following policy and legislative imperatives:
Therefore, ADA’s mandate in this regard is “To provide agri-business support services to entrant black commercial farmers who have acquired land through the Government’s Land Reform Programme and on a private basis”.
It is intended that the ADA will be established under the provincial legislation as a Schedule 3 Public Entity. Consequently, the extent and nature of these mandates may be changed following the promulgation of this legislation establishing the ADA.
Further to the above, the ADA is guided by the following legislation in implementing its mandate