Household agricultural livelihood development project

Beneficiaries
Machorora community members.

Where?
Macharora

Why it was started?
Ensuring the mine’s neighbouring communities have improved livelihoods and welfare.

Date
2012

How was it done?
The RBP project encompasses household vegetable production, maize production and fruit tree planting.

How it was funded?
Royal Bafokeng Platinum.

Social and economic implications
The project has benefited the Macharora communi- ties hugely in that they are enjoying fresh organic vegetables from their household-size greenhouse tunnels and open gardens. They are selling surplus produce to generate income for their households.