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Science and Technology Innovation Policy Under Review

Department of Science and Technology

The government’s scientific and technology innovation policy is to be reviewed.

Science and technology minister Naledi Pandor says the Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) will be asked to review the national system on innovation and assess progress since the publication of the 1996 white paper.

Fracking in the Karoo Set for 2016

Department of Mineral Resources

The search for shale gas in the Karoo could commence around the middle of 2016.

The mineral resource department revealed this during a briefing to the select committee on land and mineral resources.

Agriculture Policy Action Plan in the Pipeline

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister Senzeni Zokwana announced an Agriculture Policy Action Plan aimed to benefit the commercial and emerging sector.

The plan was announced during a speech on smallholder farmers and their contribution towards food security.

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