Jobs Fund leverages R800 million for inclusive agriculture

The Jobs Fund in partnership with Atlantic Black (Pty) Ltd has leveraged more than R800 million dedicated to the creation of jobs and inclusion of disadvantaged individuals in South Africa's agriculture sector. 

Three new agriculture projects were awarded grant funding from the fund and development initiatives that will benefit emerging farmers and work-seekers across the country have begun. The following is offered through the fund:

  • Once-off grants for enterprise development and infrastructure,
  • support for work seekers and institutional capacity building
  • funding initiatives that generate employment in innovative ways.

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