This week’s events include a Gather To Grow session on Twitter, WFO general assembly, provincial harvest day, a financial summit, and Afasa’s North West AGM. To include your event in the calendar, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello farmers! As always, remember to set your reminder for this week’s Gather To Grow Twitter session brought to you by Food For Mzansi.
On Tuesday, the World Farmers’ Organisation hosts their 2023 general assembly, and on Wednesday you are invited to a fun harvest day in Fouriesburg in the Free State under the theme “farming profitability through strategic partnership”. On Thursday we have the 4th ESG Financial Summit in Cape Town. We close off the week with an Afasa North West Provincial Conference which includes a farmer’s day and black-tie event.
Monday, 22 May
Join #GatherToGrow on Twitter Spaces
Are you an aspirant farmer looking for more information on how to get into the agricultural sector? Do you have a smartphone and a Twitter account? Join us then, every Wednesday at 18:00 for Food For Mzansi’s #GatherToGrow.
Follow @foodformzansi and tune in on Wednesday at 18:00.
Tuesday, 23 May
World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) hosts an assembly
The 2023 WFO General Assembly will focus on the nexus between agriculture and nature, highlighting the critical role farmers and their local solutions on the ground can play to address the global challenges of transitioning to resilient food systems generating a tremendous and positive impact on the nature around us.
The event is organised in collaboration with the WFO Members: Southern African Agri Initiative (SAAI), African Farmers Association (Afasa) and the Wildlife Ranching South Africa (WRSA).
Wednesday, 24 May
Free State Harvest Day
Themed “farming profitability through strategic partnership”, farmers can look forward to all different kinds of panel discussions, fun activities, and networking with industry experts to form strategic partnerships.
Venue: Fouriesburg, Free State
For more information, please contact Ntebo at 0787699899 or Wannette at 0609720997.
Thursday, 25 May
Fourth ESG Financial Summit
The Annual Africa ESG, Impact Investing & Sustainable Finance Summit Forums are premium events hosted annually across the African continent with regional forums in Southern, East and central, and West and North Africa.
It brings together local, continental and global thought leaders, experts, policy makers, institutional investors, researchers, impact investors, financial institutions, philanthropists, activists, DFI’s, governments, private sector and various NGO’s to address issues related to ESG, Impact Investing, sustainable finance, and climate change.
Venue: Cape Town, Western Cape
Friday, 26 May
Afasa 2023 conference and gala dinner
The African Farmers Association (Afasa) in North West will host their provincial AGM conference. The three-day event is scheduled to include a farmer’s day and black-tie gala dinner.
Venue: Graceland Conference and Lifestyle Centre Hartbeespoort, Bojanala District, Madibeng Municipality
For more information please get in touch with Kesa on 0767197839 or Mosidi on 0795157140.
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