Mainstreaming Disability

This project is primarily focussed on building internal capacity and creating awareness amongst Siyavuna Abalimi Development Centre staff with regards to the various forms and perceptions of disability amongst our rural communities. Guided by specialists in the disability field, Siyavuna hopes to co-create a plan of action with our farmers, to become more inclusive.  The…

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Value Chain Feasibility Assessment

In 2018, the IDC commissioned Siyavuna Abalimi Development Centre (SDC) to research innovative value chain opportunities which would provide rural farmers with sustainable, profitable market access for value added agricultural products. An external company, Kruger, Swart and Associates conducted the Feasibility Study. This study identified 3 possible value chains, namely the Dried Vegetable, the Bulbine…

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