Posted November 08, 2019 04:13:15 A total of 2,298 vacancies remain at rural development agencies across the country, with more than 1,300 vacancies for the year ending September 2019, the SA Department of Primary Industries and Mines (DPIMS) said in a statement on Thursday.
The total number of vacancies at the time of the last full year of rural development was 4,724.
The department said the numbers are on track to grow at a steady pace for the foreseeable future, with the number of vacant vacancies on the rise.
“The current levels of vacancies are due to a combination of many factors,” the statement read.
“Our focus now is on the development of rural and regional areas in all its forms, from the smallest towns and cities to the biggest urban centres.
The focus will remain on rural areas, rural development and development partnerships,” it added. “
In the long term, the Rural Development Board will work towards a more integrated and diverse approach to rural development.
The focus will remain on rural areas, rural development and development partnerships,” it added.
The statement said the SA Rural Land Board is looking at opportunities to expand rural development partnerships and help support the development and operation of local businesses.
It said the number and types of businesses and organisations that are eligible to apply to receive government grants will be announced at a later date.
It also said the Government will invest in a network of rural land trusts, as well as the construction of more remote sites.
The State Government has committed to a $40 million rural development investment in 2018-19.
The Rural Development Commission (RDC) has allocated $10 million to support rural development projects in the 2018-2019 financial year.
The department said in the 2016-17 budget, it committed to creating 3,500 new rural development roles by 2021-22.
“We are working closely with the Government to provide the funding for these roles,” it said.
For the year to June 30, 2019, more than 2,400 rural development jobs were created, the statement said.
A total 4,634 jobs were added to the DPPI in the previous year.
The MSC was the first state agency to create a rural development program in 1999.
The DPPi’s regional rural development office, which has about 40 staff, will be rebranded the Rural Business Development Network (RBDN) and will be responsible for promoting and supporting the development activities of local rural businesses and communities.
RBC has been running the Rural Enterprise Development Agency (REDA) since 2013, and has worked with the SA Government to develop an economic plan for the SA rural economy.
The RBC, which had a budget of $3.1 million in 2018, will now receive $3 million.
The new RBDN will also work with the government and business community to develop business plans and deliver economic opportunities in the SA.
A spokeswoman for the DPLP said the new office was being established to focus on rural development in all the elements of rural business, which is the most critical to the success of the SA economy.
“The new office is a direct response to the State Government’s plan to boost economic growth and create jobs and provide an economic boost to SA,” she said.
“It will be a centre of excellence in the field of rural economic development, where the Government, the RBC and the industry will share and collaborate on common strategies and work together on strategic and implementation plans to achieve SA’s long-term economic development objectives.
She said the office would provide advice and support to the Government and other agencies to support local businesses, local governments, and the State in their efforts to create jobs, build up and grow their rural economy, and to develop their own rural businesses.
It was the second time in just over a month that the SA Minister for Rural Development, Adam Giles, announced the creation of a new rural business development office. “
As part of this, we will provide advice to the Rural Government on the implementation of the Government’s economic strategy, and engage with the RBA to share best practices and best practices across the sector,” she added.
It was the second time in just over a month that the SA Minister for Rural Development, Adam Giles, announced the creation of a new rural business development office.
He said the DPCI will provide a platform to work with all of the stakeholders in the business community, including industry and the RDPI, to develop a new business development strategy, which will be endorsed by the Government.
Mr Giles said the newly created office will work closely with industry and local governments to promote and support the economic growth of the state.
Earlier this month, the State’s Minister for the Environment, Environment and Water, Richard Wynne, said that the state was committed to the creation and development of a rural business and development agency