This week’s events include a livestock auction, a trading webinar, a Gather To Grow session on Instagram, and Food For Mzansi and Land Bank’s lunchtime conversations at Nampo Cape. To include your event in the calendar, please send an email to email@example.com.
Happy spring farmers! This week, all roads are leading to one of the biggest events on South Africa’s agricultural calendar – Nampo Cape. But first, on Monday, there’s a livestock auction in Mpumalanga. Then on Tuesday a webinar exploring business and export opportunities in Botswana.
On Wednesday, Team Food For Mzansi invites you to join them for lunchtime conversations with Land Bank at Nampo Cape. These sessions will run until Friday.
Don’t forget about the Gather to Grow Session now taking place on Instagram live.
Monday, 11 September
Badplaas livestock auction
All types of livestock welcome at the Badplaas Livestock Sale
Conditions of sale:
- Only card, cash, or immediate electronic payments day of the sale
- 1% Handling fee on cash payments.
- Electronic transfer facilities.
- FICA documentation with the registration process. All goods will be sold at a reserve price and the right exists to bid by or on behalf of the owner or auctioneer.
Time: 11:00 – 17:00
Venue: Badplass Auction Complex
Tuesday, 12 September
Sedar trade with Botswana Webinar
Seda is delighted to extend a cordial invitation to participate in the Trade with Botswana webinar. This engaging webinar is tailored exclusively for small businesses aiming to foster connections with Botswana and expand your business to our neighbouring country.
Time: 10:30 – 12:00
Wednesday, 13 September
Come say hello at Nampo Cape in Bredasdorp, Western Cape. Food For Mzansi is hosting a lunchtime conversation series in collaboration with Land Bank. On Wednesday, 13 September, from 14:00 to 15:00, we will delve into the world of blended finance and unlock the potential it holds for small- and medium-scale farmers.
Whether you’re a seasoned farmer or just starting out, this session provides invaluable insights for those considering Land Bank as their financial partner. The panel includes Warren Bam, an award-winning fruit farmer from Saron in the Western Cape, and Craig Harrison, Western Cape manager of Land Bank.
Join #GatherToGrow on Instagram Live
Are you an aspiring farmer looking for more information on how to get into the agricultural sector? Do you have a smartphone and an Instagram account? Join us every Wednesday at 18:00 for Food For Mzansi’s #GatherToGrow.
Follow @foodformzansi and tune in on Wednesday at 18:00.
Thursday, 14 September
Meet the new Land Bank CEO
On Thursday, 14 September, from 14:00 to 15:00, we will engage with Themba Rikhotso, the dynamic CEO of Land Bank, as he shares his visionary outlook for the future of agricultural development. Gain first-hand insights into Land Bank’s new strategic initiatives aimed at empowering farmers nationwide.
If you’re passionate about the growth of South Africa’s agriculture sector, mark your calendar for this inspiring conversation that promises to shape the future of farming. Joining Rikhotso on the panel are Jannie Strydom, CEO of Agri Western Cape, and Elton Greeve, managing director of SA Fruit Marketing.
Friday, 15 September
Toast to prosperity: Support the future of wine brands
Raise your glass to a fruitful discussion on Friday, 15 September, from 14:00 to 15:00, as we uncork the potential of the wine industry and explore exciting support opportunities for wine-brand owners.
Discover how Land Bank can be your trusted partner in nurturing and expanding your wine-related ventures. Whether you’re a vintner, sommelier, or simply intrigued by the wine world, this conversation is your passport to the realm of prosperous possibilities. The panel includes Wendy Petersen, enterprise development manager for SA Wine, and Mereki Mosia, general manager: project finance at Land Bank.
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