When industrial design student Ivan Brown from the University of Johannesburg had to choose a topic for his Master’s Degree, he was looking for ways improve the livelihoods of smallholder
Two years ago Daniel Ngosa lost his lucrative mining job on the Copperbelt and bought a small farm in the outskirts of Mufurila town. The 51-year-old, who worked as a
There is almost no equipment on the farm Rosslyn near Barkly East in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa that hasn’t been modified in
Zeiss Jordaan of the farm Zuurfontein near Cradock in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa farms for extended periods with sheep on 190 ha
Proactive machine maintenance works better than dealing with breakdowns. Farm machinery and equipment is expensive so it’s worth looking around for decent second hand implements.
An exciting new mobile app, called the Maano Virtual Farmers’ Market, is under trial in Zambia to enable rural smallholder farmers to connect with buyers.
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