Grain SA Mentorship programme - Agri SAAgri SA

Grain SA Mentorship programme

Started by GrainSA to benefit Emerging Farmers, in this case Mdu Mlangeni

Why was it started?
To provide support to emerging farmers allowing a greater chance for success

How was it done?
Mdu applied for land from the Proactive Land Acquisition strategy(PLAS) and leased land from the government. He then became part of the Grain SA(GSA) Mentorship program. GSA provide mentorship , classes on all aspects of farming, as well as practical training in the form of field trials.

How was it funded?
PLAS provide funding to Mdu

Social and Economic Implications
The farmers are empowered by the education systems put in place. Mdu has a vegetable patch for his farm workers and provides the inputs empowering them to provide for themselves.