Didiza: ‘Break barriers and see each other as human beings’

Instead of taking up arms the agricultural sector should sit down and resolve its problems, urged Thoko Didiza, the minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development. In an interview with Food For Mzansi shortly after a memorial service this week for the late...

State land: Here’s the official application form!

Applications have officially opened for farmers who wish to lay their hands on one of the 896 underutilized or vacant state farms that are now being released for agricultural purposes. The farms measure about 700 000 hectares and is available in all provinces...

Farmers, follow these steps to get access to 896 state farms

While Mzansi’s agricultural community celebrate the announcement of nearly 700 000 hectares of state land being made available for agricultural purposes, some leaders have raised red flags. This follows an announcement earlier today by the minister of agriculture,...