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Transformation is a process, not an event

Hortgro, the South African deciduous fruit industry organisation, has invested nearly R50 million in bursary schemes over the past ten years. During 2023, 35 undergrad students from eight higher education institutions received financial aid to the value of R1.86m, while…

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Hortgro invests in future industry leaders

By Kara van der Berg Agriculture is the place to be. The sector has great opportunities, funding, and is the place where future leaders are grown. This was the inspirational message to agriculture students at the Hortgro bursary function that…

Hortgro Bursary 2019


Anton Rabe, Hortgro Executive Director, who spoke at a recent event for their bursary holders, expressed his pride in the bursary programme and what it aims to achieve. The event was attended by staff from Stellenbosch University, industry leaders, directors from South African pome and stone fruit boards, Hortgro management, and bursary holders.

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Agriculture key to future

“Agriculture holds the key to the future of this country. It has the potential to resolve and unlock many of our most pressing problems, such as land reform, food security, job creation, and how to manage climate change, to name but a few. “

HORTGRO Invests R3,7m In Students

HORTGRO invests R3,7m in students

This year HORTGRO is contributing R3,7 million in bursaries and training at higher education institutions nationwide, including Stellenbosch University, the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Elsenburg, and the universities of Limpopo, Pretoria and Free State.

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