Scelo Kunene Agricare

SKA

Our Services 

 


Our services focus on farmer economic empowerment including health and nutrition sensitive farming.

Target groups at village level

The emerging organic farmers at village level are enlightened on simple aspects such as identifying sources of nutrition from indigenous plants, such as those we consider weed. 

The Young Maidens Development Programme is being implemented through a protege group Kwa Felekisi that is being assisted and mentored to develop a similar programme to ours: 

Mentorship

During farmer field training they are tasked with identifying suitable plants for their locality which are also on the buyers list so that they plant mainly products whose market has been secured.  

Our mentees include youth that is also empowered in organic production and  agri-processing as well as agripreneurship:

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We encourage inter-cropping that incorporates food forests in order to meet village food needs. The produce from other crops that do not meet market demand are processed and retailed in the village

Our BROCHURE has an overview of most of our programme lines

Our brief PROFILE summarises our midterm and long-term goals
























PROMOTING ONE-VILLAGE-ONE-PRODUCT PROGRAMME WITH LEMONGRASS

Lemongrass, also called fever grass, is a perennial plant with thin, long leaves, although indigenous to many Asian countries, is now becoming a regular feature in many multi cropping sites in small villages in the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, as propagated and promoted by SK Agricare Model Farm coordinators.

The Model Farm is producing three type of Lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus, Cymbopogon citriodora and Cymbopogon flexuosus 

Rosemary at the Model Farm 

  • Rosemary
    Rosemary

Rosemary Cultivation is another market led produce that our emerging organic farmers are massifying at village level.

The excess rosemary produce is dried and also used to infuse in edible oils



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