Game changer for black cattle farmers
With almost half of South Africa’s beef cattle owned by black farmers, it’s an industry that has the potential of changing the very face of South African agriculture. And that is exactly what Patrick Sekwatlakwatla is doing. As head a highly successful public-private partnership, Patrick has dedicated his life to upskilling and empowering black cattle farmers of all ages. Spearheaded by Sernick, one of South Africa’s biggest beef-cattle company’s, Patrick is in the business of turning dreams into reality, as he transforms emerging farmers into true commercial producers. Using dynamic cattle lease-loans, offtake agreements, infrastructural development, farmers’ days, sponsorships, and financial and management training, hundreds of black cattle farmers have already been established. Meet the no-nonsense, straight-talking Patrick, as he takes us on a journey of hope and success. A episode you don’t want to miss!