Lindi Botha is a journalist and communications specialist with a specific focus on the agricultural field. She has an unrelenting passion for agriculture and writing stories that show the industry as a positive contributor to social change and economic upliftment. She has garnered numerous awards during her career, the most recent of which is International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Star Prize 2019. Lindi also serves as the secretary of the Agricultural Writers’ South Africa, where ensuring professional development of those in the media and enhancing the image of agriculture in mainstream news is a key interest.
Food For Mzansi is an initiative to introduce South Africans to the unsung heroes of the agricultural industry. We unashamedly share success stories and good news from the farms and agri-businesses who feed South Africa. We believe in the power of agriculture to promote nation building and social cohesion by telling stories that are often overlooked by broader society.