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Emerging Enterprises/
Farmers

Emerging Enterprises are those who are keen on agricultural activities and/or in need of support, advice and guidance on the start-up processes. For primary level production planning, the Enterprise/farmer will be referred to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD). For the assessment of the project, beneficiaries would be required to liaise with the extension officers from the DARD in their districts for the initial assessment of the project.

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Commercial Enterprises/
Farmers

These farmers are involved in primary production, they meet the economic unit, they trade profitably and have secured markets with evident potential to expand operation to increase profits. These farmers can be land reform beneficiaries, co-operatives or private entities.

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Distressed Entrepreneurs/
Farmers

Entrepreneurs/Farmers who are experiencing challenges in meeting their financial obligations, i.e. loan repayments, or operational experience etc, to sustain the enterprise/farm. Entrepreneurs/Farmers can be land reform beneficiaries or private clients.

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Youth Owned Projects

These entrepreneurs are, young people between the ages of 18-35, who own enterprises/farms as co-operatives or private entities.

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Women Owned Projects

This refers to supporting women who own enterprises/farms as co-operatives or private entities.