As part of KLEIN KAROO Seed Marketing’s social development program, KLEIN KAROO Academy (KKA) aims to support the government in closing the skills gap amongst small scale farmers and offers a complete solution for sustainable agriculture to small scale farmers.
KKA provides full training, equipment and mentorship during and after the training period to students. The program is managed on a screening and evaluation process of possible candidates E4 to ensure full commitment of E5 the individual to the project and process.
The training programme consists of 70% practical and 30% theory and each student also receives a complete, simple kit once enrolled. This kit equips the small scale farmer with all his/her needs to start with the production process.
The standard kit comprises:
• Net tunnel (15 x 8m)
• Drip irrigation for net tunnel
• Drip irrigation for open air production ( 10x9, 17 lines of 18.9m)
• Fertilizer for first production cycle
• Plant food for first production cycle
• Plants/seed for first planting
• Measuring jug
• Pesticide spray pump
• Poison mask
For further information on the social development program contact the KKA at Tel: +27 (0) 44 203 9816 or email firstname.lastname@example.org