Food security is becoming an issue due to a number of factors including amongst others pricing, migration and reduced interest in farming over the years. Levels of poverty are rising in the economically active population in South African, posing a business risk for Sasol:
- High unemployment rate in fenceline communities exacerbated by COVID-19 circumstances.
- Increasing community unrest due to the lack of opportunities in Sasol Supply Chain.
Layered development offering
(The programme will be rolled out in layers, beginning with skills development, followed by incubation/business development, concluding with business development and support services)
Bridge to Work IPHEPE | 2021-2023 Beneficiaries
Iphepe has successfully trained and is providing business mentorship to 202 beneficiaries.
The 2022 – 2023 beneficiaries were all offered and completed the Farm Business Management course. In 2021 the Farm Business Management course was optional.