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International Trade Awareness Campaign - MCLI

International Trade

Awareness Campaign

Bundu Country Lodge – 17 July 2008

Presented by: Lynette Bezuidenhout


Mpumalanga Agri Skills Development and

Training (Pty) Ltd

Reg nr 2005/021019/08

An association not for financial gain, Incorporated in terms of Section 21 of the Companies

Act

Trading as

MASDT


COMPANY BACKGROUND

Founded by SA Golden Leaf 2005

Changed to Section 21 Company 2006

80% Funded by seda/stp

20% Funded by Other Sources

• AgriSETA (Learnerships)

• Private Training

• Consultancy work (WSP/ATR)


VISION

To enhance growth in the broader agricultural sector

with emphasis on the development of SMME’s whilst

being a support structure for their sustainability


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dr Mathews Phosa

Chairperson

Dr Gerhard Neethling

Vice Chairperson

Mr Derrick Montshwe

Mr Richard

Magudulela

Mr Chizenga Isa


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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Adv Geraldine Khoza

Executive

Director/CEO

Me Lynette Bezuidenhout

Manager Training and

Development


PARTNERSHIPS

• AgriSETA

• Small enterprise development agency (seda / stp)

• Hygrotech Seed

• Mpumalanga Agriculture Development

Corporation (MADC)

• Department of Agriculture (National)

• Department of Labour/CCMA

• Tekwane Greenhouse Vegetable Project (Pty) Ltd

• Red Meat Abattoir Association

• Universal Leaf of South Africa

• Assessment College of South Africa


DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

Development of incubation project in

agriculture crop production

Mentoring to land beneficiaries for

sustainability

Facilitation of 50 Plant Production

Learnerships (AgriSETA/

CCMA/Agri Mpumalanga)

Agro Processing Plant

(Dept Econ Dev/MEGA)


DEMONSTRATION FARM

SEDA/ALUWANI INCUBATOR PROJECT

Commenced 1 August 2007

Funded 100% by Seda/Stp

Hosted at Tekwane

Vegetable Project

30 projects in Incubation for

first intake – SMME`s

Incubation period – 3 years


OBJECTIVES OF INCUBATOR

To

Enhance competitive capability

Ensure high returns on

investment

Create sustainable SMMEs

Create jobs

Contribute to economic growth

of previously disadvantaged

individuals


DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

OF INCUBATOR

• ENTREPRENEURSHIP

• AGRONOMIC

TECHNICAL SKILLS

• ACCESS TO MARKETS

• MENTORSHIP


OPEN DAY 15 MAY – DEMO

FARM


LEARNING PROGRAMMES

Learnerships

National Certificate : Plant Production - Various crops NQF 1 – 3

National Certificate: New Venture Creation NQF 2

National Certificate : Fruit packing and grading (Macadamias) NQF 3

Groblersdal/Tafelkop

group - 2008


LEARNING PROGRAMMES

Skills programs

Crop Care NQF 1

Farm Management NQF 1

Couch Course NQF 3

Mentorship Course NQF 4

Assessor Course NQF 5

Moderator Course NQF 6


LEARNING PROGRAMMES

(SHORT COURSES)

HIV/Aids Awareness

Handling of Agricultural Chemicals

6M - Basic Business Principles

Supervisor training course

Health and Safety

Personal Hygiene

Personal Finance

Client Services

Tractor Maintenance and driving skills

Hygiene in Fruit and Food packaging

Animal Care (Pigs, Cattle, Sheep)

Hygiene Awareness for Game Abattoirs


Handling of Agriculture

Chemicals

Storage

Safety and Hygiene

Personal protective equipment

Management of store

Product separation

Stacking of products

Treatment and disposal of empty containers

Pictograms and symbols

Hazard classification

General signs

Symptoms of poisoning


Hygiene for Food Handlers



Personal Hygiene

• Body

• Hair

• Feet

• Teeth

• Clothes

• Toilet

Food Handlers Hygiene

• Who is a Food Handler

• Hygiene for Food Handlers

• What is a Food Borne Disease

• Bacteria

• How does food become contaminated

• Precuations


Hygiene awareness for Game

abattoirs

Sources of Food Contamination

Role of Micro Organisms in Food

Production

Principles of Good Personal Hygiene

Practices of Maintain Hygienic

Conditions

Cleaning Practices and Procedures

Sanitizing Equipment and Facilities

Pest Control Practices


CONTACT US

Adv Geraldine Khoza (CEO)

gkhoza@masdt.co.za

Tel: 013-754 1164 / Fax: 013-755 4028

Lynette Bezuidenhout (Manager Training and

Development)

lynetteb@masdt.co.za

Tel: 013-754 1162 / Fax: 013-755 4028

SA Golden Leaf Building, Bester Street North, Nelspruit

PO Box 1158, Nelspruit, 1200

www.masdt.co.za

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