The business of sugarcane farming was under discussion at the inaugural SA Canegrowers Women’s Sugar Conference held recently at their headquarters outside Durban.
The scores of women who packed out the event were treated to top speakers and topics relating to the intricacies of South African Revenue Service compliance as well as the importance of positive labour relations on farms.
The women attending the conference were mainly growers and landowners or those who head up the administration on sugarcane farming operations throughout KwaZulu-Natal.
Sezela smallscale grower calls on women to step into leadership roles to drive change and development in sugarcane farming communities across rural KwaZulu-Natal. As a child, Rejoice Makhosazana Ncwane was already well versed in the skills of sugarcane farming and...read more
From herding cattle to successful commercial sugarcane farmer, KwaZulu-Natal South Coast grower, Dono Bohlela says while his road to success may have been littered with hardship and tragedy, the sacrifices he made were not only worth it, but have now begun to pay off....read more
The brains behind the ground-breaking Umoba smallscale booklet, from left, development officers at the Noodsberg mill Charity Mdletshe and Busi Sokhela; Cane Development Manager at the mill Fanie Horn, and Cane Development Administration Officer Kantha...read more