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Unemployed Philippi youth obtain agri certificates

The City of Cape Town's Agri-Planner training programme has made it possible for 33 youths from disadvantaged backgrounds in Philippi to receive agricultural training...

‘Start now, start small and grow gradually,’ says self-taught agripreneur

 With a little bit of creativity, social media savvy, and a can-do spirit, anything is possible. The 27-year-old Cape Town agripreneur Ncumisa Mkabile has...

4 things happening in SA agri today, 3 August 2020

Setting the tone for a new week on Mzansi’s agricultural calendar is the rare chance for wine lovers to bid on priceless wine treasures...

R63 million investment to create major opportunities for food talent

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town is pushing ahead with a ground-breaking plan to develop a visionary and local food community incubator starring South...

Didiza mourns loss of ‘two of agriculture’s brightest minds’

Thoko Didiza, the minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, has paid tribute to two well-known agricultural leaders, doctors Mandla Buthelezi and Mnqobi...

Tobacco alliance doubts validity of IMF ’emergency loan’

The South African Tobacco Transformation Alliance (SATTA) is the latest to rubbish government’s hasty loan of approximately R70 billion in emergency support from the...

LISTEN: New episode of Mzansi’s favourite agri podcast

Mzansi’s favourite agriculture podcast brings you yet another inspirational episode. Episode 37 of Farmer's Inside Track is now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google...

BREAKING: Agri SA slams latest statistics on farm attacks

The agricultural sector was taken aback this morning by the official statistics for farm attacks released by police minister Bheki Cele and Stats SA....

Farm worker pleads: ‘Help, I have a family to feed’

Among the casualties of the covid-19 alcohol sales ban are the faceless farm workers. For many years – long before the pandemic hit –...

Six things happening in SA agriculture today, 31 July 2020

Oh yes, it’s Friday! Today Food For Mzansi serves you a helping of comforting news to carry you into the weekend. High up on...

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AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a fish farmer

Leslie Ter Morshuizen (52) has always been passionate about fish. In fact, he was breeding goldfish and tilapia as a young boy on their...

Didiza appoints interim board for troubled state veterinary company

The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, has appointed a new interim board for Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP) and ordered...

Hurry up, journalism programme for aspiring writers still open

Do you live in the Free State, KwaZulu-Natal or the Western Cape? Then there might still be a spot for you to join an...

Covid-19 ‘put black female representation in restaurants on the back burner’

In a world where professional kitchens have long been dominated by white males, Dr Anna Trapido believes that it is about high time that...

RECIPE: Sorghum flapjacks

Food anthropologist, author, chef and commentator Dr Anna Trapido is not a fan of quinoa, as widely touted as it is. When it comes...