It will also sup­port ex­ist­ing in­di­vid­ual farm­ers through:

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• A men­tor­ship scheme. • Joint ven­ture part­ner­ships be­tween es­tab­lished farm­ers and emerg­ing farm­ers to add value and jointly mar­ket cat­tle. • A farm worker eq­uity scheme in which the em­ploy­ees buy an own­er­ship stake in the farm­ing busi­ness where they work. Con­tract farm­ing where feed­lots or com­mer­cial farm­ers con­tract emerg­ing farm­ers to pro­duce for them. Gen­eral part­ner­ships and shar­ing ar­range­ments on us­ing trac­tors, leas­ing land, shar­ing trans­port etc. Mech­a­nisms to link emerg­ing farm­ers into mar­kets.

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