Female Entrepreneur Awards

Celebrating women and youth in agriculture

Women farmers produce 80% of Africa's food, but only own 1% of the land

2018 Young Farmer Award winner – Senakhomo Farming

Senakhomo is recognised for her outstanding maize yields

Anna Phosa is living her dream of becoming a successful pig farmer

Phosa is supplying hundreds of pigs to Pick n Pay every week

2018 Female Entrepreneur Award – Sibhale Skin Solutions

'I was the only one in the business when I started'

Leading the fight against poverty

Armed with hoes and spades, women are taking the lead in the fight for food security and the eradication of poverty.

Food security alleviates poverty

The government wants the country’s poorest communities to be able to produce food or fish for their own consumption.

Revised Act supports small fishers

The recent proposed amendments to the Marine Living Resources Act seek to sustain South Africa’s fishing resources.

Sound advice for farmers

A content workforce and a pragmatic approach to dealing with debt have steered Pam Fyvie through challenging times in her farming career.

Striking green platinum

Mavis Mathabatha realised that she had struck “green platinum” when she brought the wonder of the Moringa tree to her village in Tooseng, Limpopo.

Active business women are proactive

Most women in business who are proactive strive to keep abreast of developments in the industry, both locally and abroad.

Selecting candidates for recognition

Now in their 13th year, the awards seek to acknowledge, encourage and to promote the participation of women in the agricultural sector.

Looking to the past for solutions

Comment by Tina Joemat-Pettersson

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