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Expropriation to make more land available for black farmers

Expropriation to make more land available for black farmers

The African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) understands government and black farmers’ frustrations over the slow progress of land reform, hence the organisation support the implementation of expropriation without compensation. This is according...

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Black Farmers’ Struggle For Land Is Just The Beginning

Black Farmers’ Struggle For Land Is Just The Beginning

"The deposit that is required it is too high, and the land is expensive. The queues for government [aid] are too long." Maseli Letuka is a successful farmer growing maize, soya and wheat, as well as breeding cattle. He says it was a tough journey. The Free...

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Black Farmers: This Is What Government Should Do To Help Us

Black Farmers: This Is What Government Should Do To Help Us

Farmer Maseli Letuka says farming is not considered a fashionable career, especially in the black community, where many prefer office jobs – and that this mentality needs to change, as the farming sector has many opportunities. "The tendency of blacks is...

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Meet Two Successful Black Free State Farmers

Meet Two Successful Black Free State Farmers

Diyatalawa (named after a concentration camp in Sri Lanka at which the British interned Boer prisoners of war during the South African War of 1899-1902, aka the Second Anglo-Boer War) is a small farming district in what was once "independent" Qwa-Qwa, a...

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Importantly, collaborate with AFASA Women to come up with evidence based targeted interventions. Programmes must address the needs of South African new role players https://t.co/irwQjACmFX

#AfasaFreeState #SernickGroup #FarmersDay2019 It's a wrap. Mr Keith Middleton, Afasa Free State Secretary General giving a vote of thanks and wishing all farmers a prosperous season!!! Thank you.

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#AfasaFreeState #SernickGroup #FarmersDay2019 Over 5 MECs, from Social Dev, Education, Roads and Transport, Agriculture, Social Dev attended the farmers day to pledge support to the farmers.

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Mr Nick Serfontein, Founder of Sernick Group welcoming MECs and the Premier of Free State to the farm. He welcomed all and invited everyone to be part of the land reform solution. The AFASA and Sernick Commercialization Project is successful due to a working partnership.

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Press Releases 2018

Press Releases 2017

Press Releases 2016

AFASA calls for collaboration between DRDLR and DAFF

Media release 28 April 2016 AFASA calls for collaboration between DRDLR and DAFF The African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) is calling for the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Minister, Mr Gugile Nkwinti and Minister Senzeni...

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