uMnambithi livestock co-operatives - Agri SAAgri SA

uMnambithi livestock co-operatives

Started by Agribusiness Development Agency (ADA), benefitting 47 members in KZN.

Why was it started?
To create an enabling environment aimed at growing the agricultural sector and improving market access for black commercial farmers and agribusiness entrepreneurs, through intensifying land productivity and maximising value-adding opportunities, thus stimulating job creation and economic inclusion in a sustainable manner.

How was it done?
ADA’s intervention:
• Provision of a management service to assess the farm and recommend the breeding stock requirement and to compile and workshop the management plan
• Provision of commercial breeding stock.

How was it funded?
Agribusiness Development Agency

Social and Economic Implications
There was an improvement in beef production and commercial breeds and farmers developed entrepreneurial skills.