Projects (often means ‘Aid’) or growing small sustainable businesses?

What is a Project and What is a Business? The thoughts below have been lifted mostly from Dr Merida Roets of Scientific Roets (PTY) Ltd, Kokstad, South Africa, The field of rural development is scattered with the skeletons of good intentions, failed attempts at well-intentioned philanthropy and wasted funding. With very little investigation, […]

Farmers are businessmen and businesswomen

These thoughts are a distillation of experiences in both Africa (Kit and Celia Jensen) and Indonesia, PNG etc (Dave and Virginia Askin). We hope they may form the basis for discussions with farmers. Farmers may be good at growing a range of crops, but may fail to take the crop growing to the next […]