The Grain SA Farmer Development Programme

Started by Grain SA, benefitting grain farmers in South Africa.

Why was it started?
Grain SA wanted to contribute to a united and prosperous agricultural sector

How was it done?
The farmers are assisted in the form of personnel and financial management as well as overall leadership and guidance. The following services are made available to farmers: Study groups, demonstration trials, farmers’ days, Farmer of the Year and information dissemination through the Pula/Imvula – the magazine for developing farmers, published in seven languages.

How was it funded?
Land Redistribution for Agriculture Development 23.3 Million (13.8 for land, 1.25 for project and 8.5 for infrastructure on farms)

Social and Economic Implications
The project addresses food security and food sovereignty, income generation for those who have access to land, protection of the natural resources and job creation.