The Mapfura Makhura Incubator in Marble Hall, Limpopo, is a section 21 company which nurtures small scale, resource poor farmers by training, mentoring and developing them into commercially viable farmers who can take advantage of opportunities in the biodiesel industry.
The launch of Cadbury’s Fairtrade-certified plain Dairy Milk chocolate in South Africa means that. for the first time ever, those with a sweet tooth can indulge their love of chocolate while knowing that they are helping small-scale farmers and communities.
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A developing farmer project in Taung in the Northern Cape province has done the country proud by receiving top honours at the first Africa Investor Agribusiness Investment Awards, held recently in KwaZulu-Natal.
Bultfontein, a small town in the Free State province, was put on the map recently when President Jacob Zuma stopped by for the annual Boertjie Kontreifees, which in Afrikaans means the Young Farmer Community Festival.