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B.C. hemp company partners to create South African hemp business

Global Hemp Group joins industry leaders to develop the sector in Africa


Surrey, B.C. – Global Hemp Group Inc. (GHG) has joined with several South African enterprises to create Global Hemp Group Africa (GHGA). The new company will develop profitable, sustainable hemp businesses in South Africa and throughout the continent.

 

GHG will partner with a consortium of companies in South Africa, including House of Hemp, the only private company with permits to grow hemp in South Africa; Omega Scientific Research; KK Trust; and House of Mandela Agricultural Holdings, founded by Dr. Phumla Makaziwe Mandela.

 

GHGA will begin pre-commercial research trials to grow hemp in collaboration with Kuzuko Lodge, an innovative game reserve in the Karoo region of South Africa. Part of this land will be used as a hemp cultivation model, to demonstrate the crop’s viability in South Africa.


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