Rangelands get even more meat on their bones
Award-winning conservationist tackles the challenge of rangeland degradation in communal lands
Conservationist Sarah Frazee, founder of the enterprise Meat Naturally, was recently awarded a R1.3m prize in the 2021 SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards, which will go a long way in changing the lives of communal farmers.
Meat Naturally is a social enterprise that was created in 2016 by Conservation SA with the goal of restoring Africa’s communal rangelands through the provision of livestock production support and mobile market access solutions.
The prize money will help establish a safe meat value-chain starting at the Orpen Gate of the Kruger Park that will employ 23 people and generate more than R1m for 600 farming households who are not able to access national meat prices due to their living within a foot and mouth disease zone...