Youth Day: We salute farmers who move SA forward

Today, on the 45th anniversary of the Soweto uprising in 1976, we celebrate a diverse farmers’ crop who are committed to not only growing the agricultural sector, but moving South Africa forward. Every day is Youth Day at Food For Mzansi. After all, we unashamedly...

Women in agriculture: Register now to attend webinar

This is your last chance to register for the International Women’s Day webinar held on Monday. The event, hosted by Corteva Agriscience and the GIBS Business School, will focus on women’s key role in agriculture. The International Women’s Day webinar will be...

Didiza: ‘Maluti PALS will stimulate rural economy’

The birth of Maluti Farming PALS, a brand-new land reform initiative in the Free State, will stimulate the rural economy and ensure equitable access to land for economic development and agrarian transformation, says the minister of agriculture, land reform and rural...

Didiza: ‘Break barriers and see each other as human beings’

Instead of taking up arms the agricultural sector should sit down and resolve its problems, urged Thoko Didiza, the minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development. In an interview with Food For Mzansi shortly after a memorial service this week for the late...

State land: Here’s the official application form!

Applications have officially opened for farmers who wish to lay their hands on one of the 896 underutilized or vacant state farms that are now being released for agricultural purposes. The farms measure about 700 000 hectares and is available in all provinces...