Our Proven Approach
HANDS ON SKILLS TRANSFER
Knowledge is transferred in a classroom, skills are transferred when that knowledge is applied in practice. In all we do, we focus on making sure that
In all we do, we focus on making sure that what we teach in theory is applicable in practice. The only way to achieve this is to be in the trenches with the beneficiary. To understand what needs to happen in
To understand what needs to happen in order for the lesson to develop into a skill.
No matter how well trained or skilled the farmer may be, a project without access to the appropriate equipment: seed, fertiliser, and market infrastructure; renders the training almost meaningless.
We are not in the business of setting our beneficiaries up for failure.
Instead, we are in the business of ensuring that training is appropriate, applicable in the field and underwritten by proper planning.
Systems are developed and access is given to the necessary market infrastructure.
Support networks are built over time and with trust.
Through our extensive geographical and project spread we are able, not only to share common experiences, but to link people of different backgrounds and interests in the agricultural value chain.
Farmers to farmers, equipment suppliers, financiers, suppliers and off-takers.
We keep an extensive database of role players and ensure that we extract maximum value out of this network, to the mutual benefit of ourselves and the beneficiaries we serve.
SUSTAINABLE AND PROFITABLE
Our most difficult task is to marry developmental benchmarks to commercial
Profits are evidence that value has been created.
Profits generate cash, feed people and must always be the basis of sustainable
participation in the global village.