In the four years since its inception, "crowdfarming" company Livestock Wealth has grown from 26 to 2,000 cattle and now its CEO, Ntuthuko Shezi, has his sights set on the next big investment, fresh produce.

When Shezi speaks of his childhood in Ndwedwe, KwaZulu-Natal, he tells a story of a rural upbringing that led to him becoming a "cow executive officer"...

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