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Buhle in Farmer’s Weekly – Empowering Women

15th September 2023

In the Farmer’s Weekly feature below, published on 8 September 2023, our Executive Director Zamo Shongwe explains how Buhle empowers our women farmers, both individually and in cooperatives. Research shows that empowering women, especially in agriculture and the informal sector, has a powerful effect in uplifting families and communities. This long letter explains some of […]

“If you’ve got land, you’ve got a job.”

8th August 2023

Thandi Sithole (38) and her husband, also a farmer, make a decent enough profit to support their two sons – “and even to pay for my trip to run the Comrades Marathon this year for the Evander Athletics Club,” she says, laughing happily. And yes, this energetic and hard-working farmer did finish the Comrades, to […]