Outcomes of Operation Phakisa on agriculture, rural development and land reform officially released

Agbiz e-Newsletter, 3 March 2017 – On 25 February 2017, the President of the Republic officially launched the outcome of the Operation Phakisa that took place in September and October 2016 focusing on agriculture, rural development and land reform. “Phakisa” comes from the Sesotho word meaning to ‘hurry up’ and is based on the Malaysian model of “Big, Fast, Results” which tasks public and private sector stakeholders to jointly identify bottlenecks constraining service delivery.

At the end of a 5 week workshop the participants formulated a total of 27 initiatives aimed at growth and transformation in the sector. Theo Boshoff explains more in the linked article.

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