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GWK: FARMER DEVELOPMENT. OBJECTIVE. TO SUPPORT EMERGING FARMERS TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL COMMERCIAL FARMERS. Optimizing of all resources for wealth creation. OUR MOTTO. 5 PRIORITIES FOR NEXT 5 YEARS. Manifesto of Ruling Party Five Priorities creation of decent work & sustainable livelihoods

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GWK: FARMER DEVELOPMENT


OBJECTIVE

  • TO SUPPORT EMERGING FARMERS TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL COMMERCIAL FARMERS.


Optimizing of all resources for wealth creation

OUR MOTTO


5 PRIORITIES FOR NEXT 5 YEARS

Manifesto of Ruling Party

Five Priorities

creation of decent work & sustainable livelihoods

education

health

rural development, food security & land reform

the fight against crime & corruption


GWK SHAREHOLDERS

  • 3000 SHAREHOLDERS

  • MORE THAN 1200 BLACK FARMERS

    • IRRIGATION = 35 Entities (1243Ha)

    • STOCK FARMING =134 Entities (182 387Ha)


NEW FARMER GROUPS & INDIVIDUALS


FARMERS TRAINED


FORMAL TRAINING

  • Accredited (AGRISETA)

  • Irrigation farming practices

  • Life stock management practices

  • Farm management

  • Annual training program in conjunction with GSA, MAIZE TRUST and the CHAMBER OF MILLING.


FORMAL TRAINING


EXTENTION ON LIVESTOCK


INFORMAL TRAINING

  • Farmer days

  • Study groups

  • Commodity Advisory groups


Mentorships


We invest in the youth


INFORMATIONDAYS

  • FARM WORKERS

  • EMERGING FARMERS

  • COVER DIFFERENT FARMING TOPICS


PRACTICAL TRAINING IN STOCK & GAME FARMING

DEPT OF NATURE CONSERVATION

DEPT OF AGRICULTURE

COMMERCIAL FARMERS

INPUT SUPPLIERS (chemical and animal feeds)


TECHNICAL SUPPORT


IMPLEMENTATION WITH COMMERCIAL MENTOR/PARTNER


SPONSORSHIP

  • School food garden projects

  • Pixley Ke Seme

  • Female farmer of the year competition

  • Study bursaries


PUBLICPRIVATE PARTNERSHIP

  • Work closely with the government departments

  • NGO’s

  • Financial institutions

  • Agricultural companies (Input commodity suppliers)


WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

  • Ostrich project in Campbell

  • 3-Plotte


Ostrich project in Campbell Funded by Nat Dev Agency


OTHER SUPPORT TO NEW FARMERS

  • Team of agronomists and technicians (Commercial farmers)

  • Team of economists

  • Production Research team


SOIL DENSITY


SATELITE IMAGES, YIELD MAPS & ECONOMICAL MAPS

Loss (< R0)

Profit (> R2000 R/ha)


PROBLEM SOLVING


MONITORING


WE SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE


CONCLUSION

  • We fully support the Land Reform Program

  • Involvement - Pre and Post transfer stages

  • Believe in partnerships in agriculture

  • Our objective – to support new farmers to become successful commercial farmers


Thank youRe a lebogaBaie dankie


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