Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank)
|Postal||PO Box 375, Tshwane, 0001|
|Physical||Eco Glades 2, Block D, 420 Witch-Hazel Avenue, Eco Park, Centurion|
|Tel||012 686 0500|
OverviewThe Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa SOC Ltd (Land Bank) is an agricultural development finance institution that supports economic growth through the provision of retail, wholesale, project and micro-financial services to agriculture and related rural services.
The Land Bank's mission is to: promote and facilitate access to ownership of land by the historically disadvantaged; increase the productive use of agricultural land; assist emerging farmers with finance and technical support; provide finance to commercial farmers; promote agricultural entrepreneurship; contribute to food security and facilitate poverty eradication; and facilitate rural development and job creation.
Its core strategies are: impacting positively on South Africa's development by contributing to the government's Integrated Sustainable Rural Development Strategy (ISRDS); developing agriculture and contributing to sustainable rural development; supporting emerging and resource-poor farmers as well as established commercial farmers, while playing an active role in transformation; aligning the Bank's products and programmes with government's initiatives, in particular the strategy for the agricultural sector and Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development (LRAD); and leveraging private sector investment into the agricultural sector.