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14 February

Central Milk: How to start a successful dairy processing business Dairy processing has the potential to be a profitable business opportunity for farmers in Africa. There is always room to grow, both for beginner farmers as well as more established players Smaller dairy production farmers have the opportunity to “add value” to their milk by […]

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14 February

Fixtrade: Small-scale food manufacturing Fixtrade, a South Africa-based producer of stainless steel equipment, is offering entrepreneurs in Africa the opportunity to start their own small-scale food manufacturing businesses. Fixtrade has developed a range of small food production “factories” that will enable entrepreneurs to get started right away. Fixtrade manufactures all the equipment needed for the […]

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13 February

Rabobank Report: Time for Africa – opportunities remain wide open for African poultry investments Capturing the African poultry investment opportunity Poultry investment and egg industries have developed fast over the last decade in Sub-Saharan Africa and this is increasingly attracting interest from local and international investors. Rabobank identified this opportunity in its 2017 report “Time […]

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12 February

How to make your own compost with Elmarie Stoltz Organic fertiliser or compost is highly rated as the fertilizer of the future. Compost forms continually in nature as plants decompose and animals die. Decomposition is the process in which organic material (plant and animal remains) is broken down into simpler components, by bacteria and micro-organisms. […]

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05 February

Groundwater reserves in Africa may be more resilient to climate change than first thought Groundwater reserves in Africa are estimated to be 20 times larger than the water stored in lakes and reservoirs above ground. These are the freshwater stores that flow in rocks and sediment beneath the Earth’s surface. They are a vital source of drinking […]

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05 February

Jatropha oil project an inspiring international success “Jatropha oil project started as a hobby,” reminisced Julia Thandeka Shungube (aged 42), the proprietor of Siphandane General Trading. It is situated in the Mbangwane area in Ehlanzeni District. BEHIND the thriving essential oils and pharmaceutical sectors in the Mpumalanga Province and neighbouring countries is an enterprise that actually […]

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05 February

Imagining the Africa of the future GTR Africa returns to Cape Town on March 11-12, 2020 for the definitive event in African trade and infrastructure finance, set to welcome over 400 delegates all keen to discuss the unrivalled business opportunities found on the continent. 2020’s instalment comes to you with a renewed tone of optimism […]

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04 February

PPE: Holistic Approach Needed To Close Mining Gender Gap The number of women working in the mining sector has increased significantly over the past 17 years, with the numbers growing from 11 400 in 2002 to over 53 100 today. This represents about 12% of the entire mining workforce of 464 667. However, an area that has lagged significantly […]

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04 February

The milkman is back in town Remember the days of the milkman? He is a gentle reminder of years gone by. While some may believe this job is a thing of the past, today the milkman has made a comeback in Cape Town. Lekke Fresh is here to deliver milk to your door! Lekke Fresh […]

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04 February

Why should you use a JOOSTE stainless steel windmill cylinder? A Jooste Cylinder is environmentally friendly by using wind energy instead of electricity and requires extremely light operating power and therefore produces more water than a normal cylinder, with less effort.  The cylinder is manufactured from modern materials such as stainless steel and polyurethane which […]

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