Transkei farmers face challenges to produce wool

The Chairperson of the Eastern Cape Communal Wool Growers Association, Lawrence Maduna, says he aims to turn around Region 20 to eventually produce high quality wool. It is currently the worst performing region in the communal areas of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Maduna says the area, which covers the larger…

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Millions for emerging potato farmers

A boost of R3.3 million for Eastern Cape’s small farmers hopes to revive potato cultivation and simultaneously, the Kei Fresh produce market. Farmers in South Africa’s former Transkei region aim to harvest approximately 400 tons of potatoes as part of a development program for which the Eastern Cape Development Corporation…

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