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16 April

Broiler Producer Uses Her Position to Uplift Others by Glenneis Kriel, Farmer’s Weekly   Jo-andra Cloete, who farms in Joostenberg Vlakte near Cape Town, started producing broilers only a few years ago. She is now mentoring over a hundred farmers, whom she supplies with day-old chicks. She spoke to Glenneis Kriel about the growth of […]

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10 November

From a Hawker to an Award-Winning Agro-Processing Farmer By Luyolo Mkentane, Farmer’s Weekly   Entrepreneur Gugu Mlipha went from being a hawker to an award-winning agro-processing farmer with a turnover of R2,4 million/year. Despite her success, she remains firmly hands-on, even driving her company’s delivery truck.     A hawker by profession. That’s how Gugu […]

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22 September

Sustainable Farming and Economic Development in Rwanda: SC Johnson Supports Pyrethrum Flower Farming by SC Johnson   As part of our commitment to make life better for families, for more than a decade we have been looking for opportunities to invest in economic development at the base of the world’s economic pyramid, known as the […]

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22 September

A Guide to Farming Saffron in South Africa by Jay Ferreira   Thousands of corns yield just a few grams of saffron. South Africa’s first saffron farmer, Renske van Zyl, explains the process of growing this delicate spice. Jay Ferreira reports.     In Asia, Europe and North Africa, saffron (Crocus sativus) is renowned for […]

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