Highlights trump challenges

Francis Davidson, a mentor from the Eastern Cape, believes that optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other. His life is a testimony to this. At 72 he...

Om faf te gaan

Beste Grootneef Die jaar snel met ’n spoed ten einde na die dubbeldoor van 2020. Waarheen is al die tydkorrels wat deur 2019 se uurglas geval het? Ou Neef, Faf het vanjaar vir ons hope vreugde...

Mentoring is about going the extra mile

American author, Louis Sachar, said: ‘It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.’ As a mentor in Grain SA’s...

Growing SA’s economy post-COVID

Even before COVID-19 arrived the South African economy was in trouble. The official unemployment rate reached 30%, while per capita economic growth had been negative for half a decade. In fact, looking at five-year periods...

Ter sake | On the agenda

A monthly SA Graan/Grain feature with important dates, multimedia links, Grain SA diary events as well as current grain-related news bits.

Ter Sake

Om raak te skiet en mis te boor

Beste Grootneef Vra maar vir Naas Botha, die verskil tussen ’n hero en ’n zero is soms so dik soos ’n polonieskil. ’n Menigte van sy skepskoppe is maar net-net tussen die pale deur. Effe...

Die volmaan

Beste Grootneef Tyd vloei verby met die son en planete in ’n ewige vlug deur die ruimte. Met die aarde aan die draai al om sy eie as word dag en nag in gelyke maat...

‘Knowledge is more valuable than money’

Most people associate learning with formal education at school or a tertiary institution. Although this type of education is important, one should always be open to learning in life. Lifelong learning is about learning...

It is about more than agriculture

Graeme Engelbrecht is the development coordinator at the Grain SA Dundee office in KwaZulu-Natal. He supervises and manages the mentors in this area and takes care of all the necessary administrative tasks. He sees a...

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