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Agriculture diplomates will be deployed to communities in KwaZulu-Natal in an initiative to reduce poverty. The Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs and Rural Development has signed contracts deploying the young people to 871 wards in the province where they will educate people in how to grow crops and provide them with seeds and equipment.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) have gazetted a draft policy for the Small Scale Fisheries Sector. To develop understand of the implications of the policy, DAFF will be undertaking a series of information sessions that will take place along the entire coastline.

Through its 'touch rugby' initiative the Integr8 Group has endeavoured to create work for 500 previously unemployed seamstresses who will produce the balls used in touch-rugby, made out of recycled billboards and banners, as the Rugby World Cup fever hits SA.

It's so easy to criticise skills development and training activities - everything is not perfect. But stop and think how recently it was that race and gender were key exclusionary factors. Effectively, we have just one decade - Adrienne Bird's presentation to the AgriSETA conference went backwards to remind, covered the lessons learned, and then covered where we are going...

In the 1960s the Ribungwane people were forcibly removed from their fertile ancestral lands, losing not only their homes that were bulldozed but also most of their belongings. Now the mainly illiterate surviving direct descendants, who have chosen financial compensation are being urged to spend the money wisely, investing in their children and grandchildren's education, and in productive enterprises that will secure their future.

Spring is conference season. The months of September, October and November are traditionally over-subscribed by organisations holding their annual conferences, and Setas are no different. The AgriSETA arrangement of AGM, Excellence Awards, and Conference was well planned and organised. For AGM and Conference report ...

The Standard Bank sponsored the AgriSETA Excellence Awards - a number of young persons in the sector received generous awards to assist them in developing their business or career. For full listing ...

Deputy Minister Joe Phaahla addressed the AgriSETA Excellence Awards Gala Dinner and explained exactly how mandate of the AgriSETA is entertwined with that of his Department. He called for experience farmers to come forward to mentor emerging farmers.

One of the key objectives within the agricultural sector is transformation of farm ownership to be more representative of the national population. For the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, there are many complex issues to be overcome: willing buyer willing seller, access to finance, knowledge and skills, and many more. The following story is a heartening positive example of what can be achieved when all parties contribute.

President Zuma and Patrice Motsepe have donated eleven tractors and implements in support of a landmark rural development initiative - the brainchild of President Zuma - launched at the Mnyakanya High School- KwaNxamalala, in Nkandla. The project aims to encourage and support community involvement in agriculture to reduce poverty in rural areas. For more details ...

As part of the Rural Development and Land Reform Department's monitoring of farms restored to the community, Deputy Minister Dr Joe Phaahla will be assessing progress and challenges on three farms in Tzaneen.

The Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries says the viruses involved in the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal has been isolated. The infection did not originate from any neighbouring country.

In her Budget presentation to Parliament, Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson explains how jobs are being created in the forestry and fisheries departments through various sector programmes: Working on Fisheries, Working on Forestry, and Working on Fire.

For the first time in its 85-year history, the World Forestry Congress by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations is to be hosted on African soil.
The congress, to be held in 2015, will be hosted by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on behalf of the South African government at the Durban International Convention Centre.

The Departments of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, (DAFF) and Rural Development and Land Reform, working in partnership aim to establish 50 000 commercially-orientated smallholder farmers in rural areas. DAFF will establish these farmers where there is a large concentration of subsistence producers, including supporting smallholders on land acquired through land reform.

Training in the retail sector can be challenging when needing to upskill staff across various business divisions, with different qualifications and experience levels and sometimes a vastly different appetite for personal development.

AGCO Agribusiness Qualification set to bring young talent into the agricultural value chain.

The journey to becoming a real estate agent in South Africa consists of four steps, yet there is much confusion surrounding this reasonably simple process.

Have you considered a career in music? Many people have a passion for music but believe that it is a hobby and that they will not be able to earn a living from it. Boston City Campus & Business College has always maintained that bringing your passion and career together makes you more successful.

Job opportunities in the entertainment industry are expected to increase once the country moves from analogue to digital broadcasting.

The paralegal career or any legal career for that matter, comes with a lot of stress, responsibility, patience and unceasing hard work.

Are you thinking about joining the insurance industry? Find out why people need insurance and how it works.

When is it a good idea to open a trust, and what are the implications of this type of financial agreement?

This qualification is designed to provide a learning pathway for learners who want to become company secretaries or governance professionals or who want to work in supportive roles in the corporate governance, compliance or risk management divisions of large organisations.