How Eric Mauwane raised enough capital to start his own farm
Building a farming empire is no easy feat, but when you’re driven by passion, like Eric Mauwane is, no field will be left untilled. Mauwane successfully operates a family farming business in Tarlton, Gauteng. In this week’s Farmer’s Inside Track podcast,
Mauwane joins Food For Mzansi’s co-founder Ivor Price and editor Dawn Noemdoe to talk about the ups and downs of running his family farming business, Oneo Farms. The former systems engineer and research marketer has some valuable tips on raising enough capital to start your own farm.
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