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3 things happening in agri today, 5 February 2021

Today’s your day to sign up for an internship at the department of agriculture, land reform and rural development. Also get a head start on registering for the Global Agriculture Technology Summit, or watch a webinar on the adoption of Edge of Field practices to achieve an integrated, whole-farm approach to working lands conservation. E-mail info@foodformzansi.co.za to add your event to our daily agri calendar.


It’s Friday, and good news abounds. Not only is there an opportunity for you to sign up for a department of agriculture, land reform and rural development internship, there is also a webinar to catch tonight, and an upcoming event to sign up for in advance.

We may be social distancing, but we should not give up on learning just because we can’t go to classes and conferences. Sign up to the Global Agriculture Technology Summit coming up on 16 February, there are even some sponsorship opportunities available, so check it out as soon as possible.

Read more below to find out about today’s opportunities:


Apply for a government internship

The department of agriculture, land reform and rural development presents exciting opportunities and intern positions for unemployed graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 through its experiential training and internship programme.

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Successful applicants will be appointed as interns for 24 months and will undergo on-the-job development training in technical, professional, public service, business and life skills relevant and crucial for them to enter the formal job market.

Click here to learn more and to submit your application. The closing date is 26 February.


Global Agriculture Technology Summit

The Global Agriculture Technology Summit is a 24-hours marathon virtual conference. Key industry players will gather from around the world to discuss current issues and emerging opportunities in agri through the lens of science and technology.

The summit will also focus on mixtures of topics such as precision agriculture, vertical farming, talent management, water & soil management, fintech in agriculture, women in AgTech, cyber security and more.

The conference takes place on 16 and 17 February, sign up and get more info here.


Biological Pathways to Carbon-Rich Soils

Join a one-hour webinar about accelerating the adoption of ddge of field practices to achieve an integrated, whole-farm approach to working lands conservation. The webinar is hosted by The Nature Conservancy, the Soil and Water Conservation Society, and Meridian Institute.

The webinar starts at 18:00 tonight. For more info, visit www.nature.org/EdgeofField.

How to get your event on our daily agri calendar

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Dona Van Eeden
Dona Van Eeden
Dona van Eeden is a budding writer and journalist, starting her career as an intern at Food for Mzansi. Furnished with a deep love and understanding of environmental systems and sustainable development, she aims to make the world a better place however she can. In her free time you can find her with her nose in a book or wandering on a mountain, looking at the world through her camera's viewfinder.


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