Young African farmers visit South Korea

A group of young African farmers were given hope for the future of their own countries after visiting South Korea on a recent trip made possible by the African Development Bank (AfDB).  The AfDB identified farmers from across Africa, and took them on an academic excursion to South Korea. The…

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“See the opportunity in transformation”

Racial transformation in agriculture can’t simply be “window dressing.” This was the message by Pierre Vercueil, chairman of Agri North West, during the Young Farmers conference at Lichtenburg last week. Vercueil said transformation to deal with the inequalities caused by South Africa’s discriminatory past, offers opportunities for South African farmers,…

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Farming a path to prosperity for young Zambians

The Zambian government has stepped up efforts to drive agriculture as part of its diversified economic growth plan, by urging young Zambians to take up farming. At the launch of the Global African Agribusiness Accelerator Platform (GAAP) on Wednesday, vice-president Inonge Wina, spoke to the country’s young people, urging them…

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