Forestry is often overlooked as a form of agriculture but is in essence tree farming at its best. To succeed, one needs patience and a very good sense of long-term planning. It’s a sector in which Mlungisi Bushula has found his feet since 2013. The 32-year old’s plans also include the wildlife sector and crop production in the Eastern Cape. “Forestry isn’t your normal farming operation, but it requires just as much hard work,” says Mlungisi.