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Department joins Michigan University to commence massive renewable energy in Mahikeng

MAFIKENG MAIL – MAHIKENG: The North West Province Department of Agriculture, in partnership with the United States of America’s University of Michigan (UM), are working on a project to integrate renewable energy practices into the operations of Kgora Farmer Training Centre. Kgora is a state-owned training centre based in Mahikeng where farmers from across the country are trained on agricultural theory and provided with hands-on experiences.

Sello Lehari engages Danville community

MAHIKENG MAIL-MAHIKENG: The communities of Danville braved the rainy weather to attend the Pre-Presidential Imbizo at Apostolic Faith Mission Church, led by Community Safety and Transport Management MEC,  Sello Lehari.
The engagement was part of build-ups for the Presidential Imbizo scheduled for Saturday,  March 12  in Mahikeng.

Fourteen thousand Lohman chickens funded

MAHIKENG MAIL-DERBY: The North West Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (NWDARD) persists with efforts to support producers in a bid to fight poverty and under-development as well as to provoke rural economic development.
Baramakama Poultry, a five member project has been in business since 2016 producing eggs, processing, marketing of eggs and culling of the end point of lay chickens.  NW DARD identified the potential in the project and brought in a grant injection of fourteen thousand (14 000) Lohman layer chickens to assist the farm with increasing production.