National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC)

Contact Details

Physical: Meintjiesplein Building, Block A, 4th Floor, 536 Francis Baard Street, Arcadia, 0007
Postal: Private Bag X935, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 341 1115
Fax: 012 341 1811/1911


The mission of the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) is to provide agricultural marketing advisory services to key stakeholders in support of a vibrant agricultural marketing system in South Africa.

The Council's strategic objectives are to: increase market access for all market participants; promote the efficiency of the marketing of agricultural products; optimise export earnings from agricultural products; and enhance the viability of the agricultural sector.

The Council serves through the following initiatives: research on trade, linking farmers to markets, monitoring food prices and inputs costs, as well as value chain; development schemes aimed at leveraging the potential of smallholder agriculture through partnerships, as well as technical assistance and training programmes; industry trusts; bridging the communication gap between industry and the ministry; statutory measures; and investigating statutory measure applications.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr A Young
Chief Executive Officer
Mr TR Ramabulana

Mr Andre Young (Acting)
Deputy Chairperson:
Council Members:
Mr Andries Cronje
Ms Mina Gill
Mr Augustinus Hendricks
Dr Litha Magingxa
Dr John Luscombe Purchase
Ms Marie van der Merwe
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Tshililo Ronald Ramabulana
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Sarah Muvhulawa
Senior Management:
Mr Schalk Burger (Senior Manager: Statutory Measures)
Mr Tshepiso Maphatane (Compliance and Risk Manager)
Mrs Khumbuzile Mosoma (Senior Manager: Agribusiness Development)
Dr Simphiwe Ngqangweni (Senior Manager: Markets and Economic Research Centre)
Ms Virginia Nkobi (Senior Manager: Human Resources)
Mr Zamikaya Xalisa (Senior Manager: Agricultural Trusts)
Communications Officers:
Mr Stephen Majara Monamodi

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets76 25741 89421 9002 040
Non-Current Assets6 1196 5422 6041 402
Total Assets82 37648 43624 5043 442
Current Liabilities77 04144 80522 2612 664
Non-Current Liabilities116011041
Total Liabilities77 05244 86522 3712 705
Total Net Assets5 3243 5712 133737
Total Revenue63 66478 74160 76536 743
Revenue from Exchange Transactions3 6921 940872724
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions59 97276 80159 89336 019
Total Expenditure(61 904)(55 547)(59 313)(38 445)
Employee Costs(29 727)(28 586)(25 392)(22 301)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year1 7531 4301 396(1 761)
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities31 95021 36820 722266
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(1 374)(5 016)(1 619)(343)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year66 93536 52120 4821 627
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure--219-
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure---40
Posts Approved454543-
Posts Filled656145-
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