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Creating an enabling environment for women in agriculture

Access to finance, land and markets remains a major barrier for women in agriculture. When devising policy, governments should be mindful of...

Omnia welcomes new AGRI finance director

Former Afgri Group Holdings (AGH) CFO, Rivasha Maharaj, has been appointed as the new AGRI finance director (FD) at Omnia, where she...

Sarah Green: A young female farmer’s view on livestock farming

After qualifying as an occupational therapist at the University of Pretoria and practicing in Johannesburg for six years, 29-year-old Sarah Green moved...

Household-grown food leads to improved health for children

Children grow taller in rural households where their mothers are supported to grow their own food, according to new research from the University...

Stepping up on maximising women’s potential in agri

A webinar that aimed to assist female producers in developing their own voice in a sustainable and profitable farming business was held...

STEM jobs empower women in agriculture

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field in South Africa is one of the most critical areas responsible for a thriving...

Spier celebrates the women growing food and trees

This Women’s Month, Spier is celebrating the women-led food- and tree-growing projects that it supports. In vulnerable communities in the greater Stellenbosch...