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Letter from our CEO, Nyiko Maluleke

8th February 2019

Growth and new ventures A warm thanks to every one of our funders for making Buhle’s work possible. Your support enabled us to train 592 new farmers and visit 220 farmers to support them on their own farms in 2018. We also gained several new funders last year. Welcome to Sasol, Nedbank and Santam. We are […]

Video from Rolfes Agri captures graduation joy

11th December 2018

Thanks to our supporter Rolfes Agri for this fabulous video capturing our farming students’ joy and huge sense of achievement at our summer graduation ceremony this year.

Buhle seeks Administrative Intern

20th November 2018

  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 […]

Food for Mzansi interviews Zamo on farmer empowerment

3rd September 2018

In this Food for Mzansi story our Executive Director, Zamo Shongwe, explains how Buhle equips new farmers with everything they need to make their land productive, in crucial step for successful land reform.

Nyiko’s input on land reform in Business Day

31st August 2018

  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.”        

Buhle appears on Danish TV

30th August 2018

  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 […]

Livestock bursaries: limited time offer

1st June 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: […]

eNCA video on Buhle’s role in Land Reform

17th April 2018

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 […]

“The 26-year-old female farmer shattering stereotypes”

26th March 2018

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.