R172m for black growers SAFDA’s fight for transformation yields immediate benefitsread more
By Sfiso Mnguni, Grower Support Services Manager, South African Farmers Development Association (Safda) The South African sugar industry is on the verge of collapse as a result of cheap sugar imports, unless some drastic protection measures are implemented...read more
In the build-up into the youth month, AFASA Youth Desk (AFASA-YD) was kept busy in a young farmer mobilization campaign across the country. Supported by Standard Bank, the Youth Desk, spearheaded by Nono Sekhoto, AFASA-YD national chairperson, partnered...read more
I have been deeply dismayed by the release of an article by the Sunday Times newspaper entitled ‘Something rotten about crayfish poacher penalty. The article states that officials within my department are at loggerheads over what is said to be a missing R...read more
The Deciduous Fruit Development Chamber (DFDC) plans to grow the deciduous fruit industry, at least double it, through helping to establish and support existing black players by 2050. This is the vision outlined by the newly appointed Chief Executive...read more
World Farmer Organisation (WFO) Gymnasium in Berlin Germany WFO organized a two-year leadership training programme to develop young farmer leaders from member associations, of which AFASA is one of the members. The AFASA Youth Chairperson is part of the 22...read more
African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA)
AFASA aims to commercialize the developing agricultural sector and facilitate the meaningful participation of black individuals within the mainstream commercial agribusiness sector, while ensuring the long-term sustainability of the agricultural sector in South Africa.