Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR), established in 2009, is a department of the South African government. The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform is responsible for the department. The DRDLR are responsible for land reform; deeds registration; cadastral surveying and topographic mapping.

The Department’s mission is to initiate, as well as facilitate, coordinate and implement rural development programmes.