Food lover’s market create social enterprise opportunities


Food Lover’s Market has launched its Seeds Of Change Supplier Development Partnership to create opportunities for social enterprises to join the fresh produce retailer’s network as a supplier. They are looking for businesses that are ideally socially and environmentally focused, are passionate about retail and motivated to deliver the best quality product or service.

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Why young people with degrees can’t find jobs… and how franchising can help

Young people with degrees

Consider these enigmas as outlined by President Cyril Ramaphosa at a recent Secondary Education Conference:

  • that economies in Africa are unable to absorb a significant proportion of young people because the education system is not aligned to the needs of the country:
  • that most unemployed young people across Africa are those who have completed secondary or tertiary education;
  • by comparison, unemployment is lower among those who have little to no education.

The Franchise Association of South Africa has a message for President Ramaphosa… the solution is a shift in the approach to education to align skills and market needs and the franchising business model offers solutions right now!

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