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Potato farming pilot project seeks investment partners

JoGEDA has partnered with Potatoes SA and seeks investment partners to commence with this pilot project.

Elundini Potato Project Overview

  • Location: Joe Gqabi District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Nearest Towns/Cities: Ugie, Maclear, Mt Fletcher
  • Project Stage: Project Feasibility/Business Case
  • Land Use Categories: Agriculture
  • Type of Project: Greenfield
  • Type of Private Sector involvement required: Equity Partners / Investors

Almost a thousand hectares land has been made available for the production of potatoes (five farmers have allocated +/- 200 hectares each). JoGEDA has partnered with Potatoes SA to commence with this pilot project. 

The project aims to:
  • Produce good quality potatoes to sell in formal and informal markets in the Ugie area and beyond.
  • Ensure commercialization of potato production by emerging farmers in Ugie, expanding area under production and adopting sustainable production practices.

This project has the potential to bring about a significant uptick in the economic fortunes of the people of Ugie and the Elundini local municipality as it aims to create jobs and bring about food security. 

Studies Completed / Documents Available
  • Feasibility Study
  • Business Plan
Investment Required
  • R26-million

Contact / Enquiries

Potential investment partners are encouraged to send their details and a brief introduction to the Joe Gqabi Economic Development Agency (JoGEDA):

Please Ref. Elundini Potato Project when replying. Thank you.

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