Project Description

Join us for a critical discussion on unlocking the growth potential of agriculture.

The Indaba will address the key factors affecting the commercialisation of emerging farmers and the small-scale farming sector in the province and the country, especially in the context of the government’s land release program.

Mr. Xhanti Payi

Founder and Managing Director of Nascence
Advisory and Research

Hon. Nonkquibela Pieters

MEC Rural Development and Agrarian Reform, Eastern Cape

Ms. Thoko Didiza

Honourable Minister of Agriculture

Ms. Portia Derby

Group CEO of Transnet

Mr. Wandile Sihlobo

Chief Economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa

Mr. Mokete Tshiame

South African Grain Farmers Association

Professor Sylvester Mpandeli

Water Research Commission

Ms. Lulama Ndibongo-Traub

Lecturer: University of Stellenbosch

Mr. Phakamisa George

Senior Manager: Acting Head for Trade, Investment, and Innovation

Ms. Ariane Labat

Counsellor for Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment in EU Delegation to South Africa

Mr. Aron Kole

Managing Director of FarmSol Holdings

Mr. Thembi Klaas

Absa Regional Head (Eastern Cape)

Mr. Bongikaya Dayimani

HOD Rural Development and Agrarian Reform, Eastern Cape