Mandla Nkoana, Community Farmer Network (CFN) Manager

Meet Mandla Nkoana, an accomplished and passionate leader in the field of community development. For the past 17 years, Mandla has been dedicated to fostering growth in agriculture and craft industries, driving socio-economic and rural development. He served as a Provincial Manager for Siyazisiza Trust in Mpumalanga for over six years, where he honed his expertise in agri-enterprise development.

Mandla’s impact extends beyond agriculture, as he also made significant contributions to craft enterprise development. For more than eight years, he served as the National Craft Development Manager for Siyazisiza Trust in both Mpumalanga and KZN provinces. His knowledge and commitment to excellence have earned him certification as a Farmer Assurer under the prestigious GlobalG.A.P Food safety standard.

Through his experience, Mandla has successfully connected with high-end markets in both the Agriculture and Craft sectors, proving his prowess in sales and marketing. His achievements have been built on a strong foundation of education, holding a National Diploma in Office Management and Technology from Tshwane University of Technology.

With a winning spirit and unwavering dedication, Mandla Nkoana continues to make a positive impact in community development through his work.