Archive for the ‘News’ Category
Buhle Famers’ Academy seeks to appoint a vibrant Administrative Intern for six months to assist the team based in Delmas. Buhle Farmers’ Academy (BFA) is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to train new and aspiring farmers from across South Africa to manage farming businesses that are both profitable and sustainable and to help […]
Our CEO, Nyiko Maluleke, gives Business Day his opinion on the latest developments in land reform. Farmers need land, training and support, he says. “If all the parties remain committed, there is a good chance of a turnaround.”
Thank you to the Danish TV station TV Avisen for this video on Buhle’s work in empowering new farmers. “Those people who receive the land must receive skills to farm it, so that their farms can become economically viable,” our CEO Nyiko Maluleke told the TV station. “Within a short space of time I feel […]
Thank you to Die Sandvelder Kontrei en Landboutydskrif for publishing a second story on Buhle. This one, in their most recent edition, is all about how perserverance helps new farmers to reap success. Read the story on Sandvelder August 2018.
Are you keen on gaining the skills you need to farm livestock – cattle, sheep, goats and / or pigs – but concerned about the cost? Buhle Farmers’ Academy is offering bursaries to three young women for our next livestock course, 9 July – 14 September, at our campus in Delmas, Mpumalanga. To qualify: […]
For Land Reform to succeed, new farmers need to the gain farming skills that will enable them to run financially sustainable operations. Government needs to ensure that this skills development takes place. So says our new CEO Nyiko Maluleke in this eNCA video featuring Buhle, how we fulfill the skills development gap and, especially, our […]
Watch Lerato Senakhomo, a 2017 Star of Buhle, tell her own story and see for yourself how her farm is thriving, in this News24 video about how she overcame the odds to become a successful farmer.
Thanks to Sandvelder Kontrei en Landboutydskrif, @sandvelderonline.co.za, for this fabulous spread – “The Future Grows at Buhle.” We feel privileged to be featured of your positive and inspiring magazine about agriculture and country life. Buhle was delighted to host you, and very pleased you had such a positive impression of our working farm, training academy and […]
How do we cultivate young farming entrepreneurs? This handsome two-page advertorial in the Sunday Times (29 October 2017), organised by our generous supporters the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Land Bank, explains Buhle’s mission and how the IDC and the Land Bank are helping us to achieve it as they work towards fulfilling the […]
At Buhle, we are often asked about how we help our graduates survive the inevitability of drought – and even whether this is possible. These are valid questions, given that we live in a water-scarce country, and that climate change is having a further impact. Can we really equip a new generation of farmers to […]