Posts Tagged ‘#farmingcreatesjobs’
Buhle farmer Nomxoliswa Makhabane (35) is ensuring that her organic farming business is a strong success. Not only does she put in the hard legwork of farming, continually expanding her farming ventures; she also understands the importance of powerful marketing. Xoli, as she is known for short, sells her spinach with a label she designed […]
Nedbank’s support of Buhle is one way in which the banking giant is focusing on agriculture to promote entrepreneurship and create jobs, says the company’s executive head of strategy and CSI, Poovi Pillay, in the online business publication BizCommunity. The green economy, which incorporates social protection and environmental stewardship, is a strategy that should dominate […]
Patience Makgai (30) was a chemical engineer who, when out of work for some time, decided to turn a family hobby of farming into a business. She is now making a profit through her farming business, Pag Business Enterprise, in Middleburg, Mpumalanga, where she employs four permanent workers. She achieved this despite having received no […]
Food For Mzansi describes how our graduate Malesela Molema bounced back from disappointing Senior Certificate results by throwing himself into poultry farming. Malesela shared his journey on TikTok, and it started trending. Food For Mzansi describes how he fell in love with farming’ while studying at Buhle and now employs two people – even while […]
The Highveld Chronicle documented the ceremony in which the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador H.E. Chull-joo Park, handed over handed over equipment worth R1 342 409 to Buhle. The ambassador told the gathering that agriculture had paid a large role in the transformation of the Republic of Korea, and he hoped the equipment – which included an eight-ton […]
Kgomotso Ramatlo tells Women in Agri that her retrenchment from a management position in a bank was a blessing in disguise, as it enabled her to leap straight into a greater passion – farming. She now runs a thriving vegetable farm, employing four full-time employees and five to eight seasonal employees. (Pic from Women in […]
Listen to our Executive Director Zamo Shongwe explaining in this SAfm Radio interview what makes Buhle different to other farming academies. Our emphasis on teaching practical and business skills to new farmers, and our focus on attracting youth and women, are among the topics she addresses.