Project Description

Illovo Practice for Change Programme: Business Compliance Skills

The introduction of compliance business principles enhanced by good business practices, management skills and financial management to enable a better business environment for sugarcane contractors and growers in the Noodsberg and Sezela mill areas.

Key tasks:

  • Build capacity in good business practices for sugarcane contracting business owners.
  • Introduce growers to the contractual obligations of contractors and the importance of their service level agreements.
  • Address challenges within the sector in order to create an enabling business environment for sugarcane contracting businesses.
  • Country: South Africa

  • Location: Noodsberg and Sezela, KwaZulu Natal

Facts / Outcome / Impact

  • Provide better understanding of obligations of contractors as service providers to growers
  • Empower growers and contractors to better communicate challenges and concerns
  • Build operational compliance capacity

Contractor Businesses capacitated cumulatively

419

Growers capacitated

365

Training Modules completed

17