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Food for Mzansi interviews Zamo on farmer empowerment

3rd Sep 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 Aug 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 Aug 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 Jun 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 Apr 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 Mar 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.          

Sandvelder Kontrei – “The Future Grows at Buhle”

28th Feb 2018

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 […]

Sunday Times spread about Buhle

30th Oct 2017

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 […]

How new farmers can weather drought

29th Sep 2017

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 […]