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‘Spinach Lady’ inspired by agri careers

In Magaliesburg in Gauteng the Farmers Choice founder, Andile Matukane, is known as “the Spinach Lady”. Both her parents are teachers and farming never...

‘God has plans for me,’ proclaims award-winning agriculturist

As a township girl, the 27-year-old Lerato Senakhomo never dreamt of becoming a farmer. In fact, she hated the idea. Today she is an...

Farming is a woman’s world, after all

Alfreda Mars (44) fulfilled her father's legacy by running her own flourishing farm in the Swartland region of the Western Cape. All she knew...

Young farmers flock to AFASA summit

More than 100 participants attended the third Annual AFASA Young Farmers Summit recently held in Johannesburg. Nono Sekhoto, AFASA’s Youth Chairperson, describes the two-day event as a...

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Women hit hardest by Covid-19 job losses – Ipsos SA

More flexible working practices and support for women and girls facing violence and abuse are key to ensuring the recovery from Covid-19 addresses issues...

Chicken import tariffs are walking a thin line

While trade policy has potential to boost local poultry production, it could also harm household consumption through price escalation caused by excessive protection. Thabile...

Fresh crop: Campuses abuzz with agriculture students

Agricultural colleges across the country are abuzz as a new crop of students have started their studies. Food For Mzansi caught up with first-year...

Live: Watch women in agriculture webinar here

How do we build an enabling environment for women entrepreneurs in agriculture? In celebration of International Women’s Day, Corteva Agriscience and the Gordon Institute of...

Meet the women selling the boys their big toys

Across the globe, International Women’s Day is observed today. In 2021 the focus is on the efforts of women and girls around the world to shape...