KRUISFONTEIN Livestock Improvement Program

The Kruisfontein Emerging Cattle Farmers are a group of thirty five informal farmers jointly grazing their cattle on leased commonage ground. The individual members collaborated to form the Kruisfontein Emerging Cattle Farmers.

Wonder Waters Trust Farmer Development Project

The Wonderwater Trust is a group of emerging farmers on the 1040 hectare farm, Pampoenlandrivier, situated to the south outside of Humansdorp. The farm is owned by the Department of Rural Development, but held in custodial trust by the Wonderwater Trust under the Departments Accelerated Land Acquisition Program.


Vast areas around Humansdorp, Hankey, Patensie, Thornhill and Kareedouw coastal areas in the province are characterized by the large amount of wattle and eucalyptus trees.

These trees grow as aggressive invader species meaning that they take over from existing vegetation and are dominant to our indigenous plants and trees; they are required by law to be eradicated over time.


The beneficiaries of the project is the Milton Farmers Co-operative on 36 hectares of leased land owned by the Kouga Local Municipality.

ABI Africa is managing the project by specifically focusing on the following: