Started by Agribusiness Development Agency, benefitting Wagenmbietjie Farm in Pietermaritzburg
How was it done?
The ADA support, along with the hard work and commitment of the farmer, has assisted in developing a diversified economic unit that is commercially successful and sustainable. The farmer has secure markets for the sugarcane at Noodsburg Mill and for his eggs. assisted with the planting of 85 hectares of irrigated sugarcane and the construction of a 24 500 layer poultry unit at Wagenbietjie Farm. The project has been funded through CASP. The sugarcane project was jointly implemented with the assistance of Illovo Sugar. The poultry unit was constructed by Dynamic Automation, who has also assisted with mentorship.
How was it funded?