Prof. Eckart Kassier predicted in 1994 there would only be 30 000 farmers on the land by 2014. Back then, many farmers thought he had lost it, but today that is all we are. Decline is inevitable unless...
The primary focus of Konsortium’s empowerment initiative is the farm worker. The company has made available a trust template to all farmers who have indicated an interest to subscribe for shares. The beneficiaries of each trust are the workers employed by each farmer. The trust template provides a practical and effective route for each farmer to empower his workers financially.
In addition, Konsortium offers skills development to all the farm staff in its employ as well as those of the clients of Konsortium-Merino.
Workers Trust Deed
The workerstrust allows farmers to empower their workers and position their farming enterprises better in a changing South Africa.