1. What is the best advice you have ever been given? Love what you do and do what you love. I’m a product of commercial farmers of South Africa and every farmer I have worked with has told me to do everything with love and passion if I don't want…
Patrick Sekwatlakwatla has played a significant role in the beef sector, introducing and developing new players to mainstream commercial farming, for more than 25 years. He has been instrumental in establishing impactful programmes that help empower emerging farmers in South Africa. Peter Mashala spoke to Patrick, who is also South Africa’s first black cattle judge.
In the African Farming season two finale, farmer and social activist Pinky Hlabedi is presented with her cattle thanks to the Sernick Group and their head of transformation, Patrick Sekwatlakwatla.
It’s the end of the second season of African Farming. Host Lindiwe Sithole says it was a privilege to share the stories featured in Season 2. “Each of the farmers had a unique story to tell and we can learn a valuable lesson from each of them.” In the last episode she travels to Kroonstad to interview Patrick Sekwatlakwatla and Zacharia Matli, a dream team duo farming with cattle and vegetables.