KwaZulu-Natal youths leave cities to work the land
KZN agriculture MEC Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi says the goal is to fight youth unemployment through farming
Sifiso Khoza is one of the growing number of young people leaving white collar jobs in the cities and heading to the rural areas to take advantages of job opportunities in the agricultural sector.
Khoza, 35, holds a national diploma in sports management from University of Johannesburg but has been battling to find a job suiting his qualification. A few years ago his father used his severance package to buy him a second-hand tractor and five pigs to fashion a small farming business in Richmond, in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Midlands...