Nestl&#233 in partnership to help black dairy farmers

SOUTH AFRICA - In a bid to develop quality and quantity of milk production by black dairy farmers, Nestlé has joined forces with the Independent Development Trust (IDT), the company said on Thursday.
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The two-year partnership will involve 40 dairy farmers in the Thabo Mofutsanyane district, which includes Harrismith and other areas in the Free State, said Nestlé's Theo Mxakwe.

"The project, named the Nestlé Emerging Farmer Initiative, will see collaboration on a range of initiatives including attempts to access infrastructure such as electricity, water and roads," he said.

"Steps to provide technical resources and enterprise development skills would also be taken."

Source: Mail&Guardian online
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