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Female and rural farmers focus of agro-processing conference

Insight into the training offered to emerging farmers at Buhle Farmers' Academy, as well as the potential of indigenous crops to bring food security...
South African school science project takes on maize toxins

South African school science project takes on maize toxins

An award-winning science research project by two Cape Town matric pupils is hoping to fast- track the eradication of toxins in maize crops that can cause growth stunting in children and cancers, and potentially save thousands of lives.

Turning emerging grain farmers into sustainable SMMEs

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.

Plant trees in Uganda, earn money

At least 2 500 farmers in the western districts of Uganda are earning extra cash and boosting their livelihoods, by planting trees alongside their crops in a scheme that is helping to sequester carbon dioxide.
Ugandan eco project up for award

Cadbury Fairtrade choc now in South Africa

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. 
Nestlé expands operations in SA

Developing Mpumalanga's farmers

Developing Mpumalanga’s farmers

President Jacob Zuma, speaking at the launch of the Masibambisane Rural Development Initiative in Mpumalanga province, urged emerging farmers to use their farms to help create jobs and alleviate poverty in the country.

Southern Africa’s greenest dairy

A newly established local dairy company has taken the lead in milk processing, and boasts the smallest carbon footprint of any dairy in the southern hemisphere.
Woolworths tests green refrigeration

From small to commercial farmers

From small to commercial farmers

The Red Meat Pilot Project will see the government and the Bloemfontein Abattoir providing 11 black Free State farmers with cattle and helping them to become fully commercial red meat farmers.

Award for developing farmers project

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.

Zuma: SA farmers make things happen

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.

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