Khulanathi Forestry was formed in April 2007 after the closure of the Mondi group’s Khulanathiout-grower scheme.
Fibre and Forestry Development Success Stories
In 2004 Thobani ‘Max’ Mandla saw an opportunity to try his hand at forestry and decidedto plant 16 ha of Eucalyptus on family land north-east of Manguzi.
Mbongeni Mngomezulu started growing trees in the Mfekayi area of Zululand in 1980.
Nonhlanhla Silo had an unfortunate start to her forestry business.
Phillip Mpangela has been growing trees in KwaMbonambi, northern KwaZulu-Natal, for 25years.
Regina Nkwanyana began growing trees in Mahlungulu, northern KwaZulu-Natal, in 2014.
Rejoice Shozi comes from a family with a deep connection to the land.
Sabathile Tembe is the mother of Chief Tembe, traditional leader of this area in northernKwaZulu-Natal.
Growing trees has been Sibusiso Gumede’s job and his passion for nearly 15 years.
In 1983 Enoch Mathenjwa got his first job in forestry as a chainsaw operator in KwaMbonambi.Little did he know that one day he would own his own plantation.