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NEWS The Food Hub will include: • Fresh Produce market, • Meat market, • Egg & Dairy market, • Seafood market, • Flower market and • Liquor market. Furthermore, the development will include: • Cold Storage facilities, • The Square - public square with a number of restaurants, • Agri-Processing and • A 40 000 sqm Wholesale Mall. Each one of the aspects above is a project in its own right and buyers or tenants for each can be discussed. The development will provide world-class Agri Processing and Industrial facilities with the latest renewable energies and Hi-Tech technologies including block chain, monitoring and metering, Peer2Peer sales; transport sharing, space sharing, logistics sharing, Online Produce Trading, etc. at an affordable price, not forgetting the opportunity to digitize the agricultural processes also. Being positioned at Soweto’s

The Fresh Produce Market will democratize access to produce markets for emerging farmers and will unlock opportunities for small-scale farmers.

will democratize access to produce markets for emerging farmers and will unlock opportunities for small-scale farmers. The development is designed to create Industrial Symbiosis and achieve zero-to-landfill. The project will be part of the Special Economic Zone for the region.

southern entrance - this would also set a positive and uplifting tone for the immediate area of Soweto and Rand West City. The Fresh Produce Market

Furthermore, the Maximum Group in partnership with Afribix have identified a project that will yield 13 000 residential units on the adjacent piece of land next to West Rand Mega Park. West Rand Academy The WRDM, Sibanye Stillwater, South Deep Mine together with other stakeholders, have identified that an academy or college is required in Westonaria since there are no institutions of higher learning to provide skills that will support the vision of the region of developing the agriculture sector and reducing reliance on mining. To support the municipality’s development plan (IDP), construction of the West Rand Academy has been initiated in a phased

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