Citrus Academy Photos

Citrus Academy staff are active in promoting our services at various career and bursary fairs, symposia and industry-related events countrywide throughout the year.

We also acknowledge our bursary fund students through their involvement in internship programmes, vacation work, and team-building workshops, as well as recognising their achievements at graduation events, and award presentations.

Browse our albums below, which highlight both the Academy and our students achievements over the years. If you would like to obtain any of these images please contact us.

AV Filming, May 2016

AV Filming, May 2016

Jacomien De Klerk and Desiree Schonken traveled to Du Roit Nursery to facilitate filming of the next Citrus Academy DVD series, Plant Propagation, with the assistance of Media World.

Europe Day, May 2016

Europe Day, May 2016

Jacomien De Klerk, General Manager of the Citrus Academy, together with Lukhanyo Nkombisa, General Manager of the CGA-GDC, and Melton Mulaudzi, CRI Extension Officer.

CGA Road Show, February-March 2016

CGA Road Show, February-March 2016

During the annual CGA road show, Citrus Academy staff traveled to various provinces, meeting growers, and discussing various projects undertaken by the Academy during the year.

Citrus Secondary Programme E-learning Launch, February 2016

Citrus Secondary Programme E-learning Launch, February 2016

Citrus Academy's Citrus Secondary Programme was launched as an e-learning programme at Meridian Karino Independent School, in Mpumalanga.

The programme will be made available to all high schools in South Africa, specifically schools in citrus-growing regions, and support will be provided to schools in the form of learning material and implementation documentation, as well as administration and management of the e-learning platform.

Contact Desiree Schonken at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for more information.

MUT Student Visit to Nkwaleni, October 2015

MUT Student Visit to Nkwaleni, October 2015

On the 1st of October agriculture students from the Mangosuthu University of Technology went on a field visit to the citrus-growing region of Nkwaleni. After being taken through the juice factory at Nkwaleni Processors, they visited Mzo Makhanya's farm to see citrus production in practice.

AgriSETA Excellence Awards, September 2015

AgriSETA Excellence Awards, September 2015

The Annual AgriSETA Excellence Awards were hosted in Johannesburg on the 16th of September 2015. Citrus Academy were priviliged to have three bursary fund students nominated for awards. Sonwabo Ncera, nominated for Best Performing Learner: Graduate Placement received the runner-up award; Olivia Selowe, nominated for Best Performing Learner: Internship, also received the runner-up award, and Theron Maphanga nominated for Best Performing Learner: Internship, won the category.

PMA Career and Bursary Fair Pietermaritzburg, August 2015

PMA Career and Bursary Fair Pietermaritzburg, August 2015

Citrus Academy staff were at the PMA Career and Bursary Fair hosted at UKZN, representing the citrus industry under the Fruit South Africa banner. Students and scholars were able to ask questions about the Academy itself, the industry, and get more information about our bursary fund, and the application process.

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