BOAF – Chillies Grower joins Banking On Africa’s Future Initiative
Production Manager of Kadipore Farms CC Jasveer Morar has joined the Banking on Africa’s Future (BOAF) as one of the Active individuals involved in shaping and defining the character of the continent.
Morar who is as a 2nd Generation Farmer at Kadipore Farms which specializes in Chillie Production got into farming in 2009.
Speaking to Tinashe Mpasiri on The 1873 FM, Morar said, “Kadipore Farm which seats upon 2 hectares of land and is expecting a yield of 25 tonnes chillies.
“Our markets for fresh chillies include Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Mozambique where we supply chillies. We market our dry chillies and paste ourselves. We have extended our vegetable range to other crops such green peppers, okra, brinjals and Indian herbs.
“It is very important in farming to identify a niche and be consistent with it in order to have high returns because you perfect the business model as you move on. The other important thing is to be part of Networks. We are involved in JCCI and tapping from the network has been very beneficial. I am happy to be part of the Banking On Africa’s Future and looking forward to benefit from the initiative.” Morar said.
One of the Founders of Kadipore Farms CC Anita Morar has won various awards e.g. Agribusiness Woman of the year for Gauteng Province Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment in 2007, winner in the informal category in 2009 and 2. runner-up in the informal category in 2010. She also featured in various editions of Farmers Weekly (5/2007 and 4/2008), another farming magazine and on the TV programme Ulimo.
Bank of Africa’s Future (BOAF), an initiative promoted by The 1873 Network to create a portal that holds an inventory of Africa’s diverse shapers and builders of its complex personality and character.
Watch Anita Morar talking about the Kadipore Farms CC