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Soft commodities trade makes SA one of the best performing in EM

The rand was the 18th most traded currency in the world, by value, in 2019...

By Bianca Botes 15 hours ago

5 reasons why small farms are key to the future of food systems
5 reasons why small farms are key to the future of food systems

One of the planet's greatest challenges is food security; with populations increasing faster than food availability and agricultural land being overtaken by urban sprawl, the predicament is one that deserves urgent attention...

16 hours ago

Agricultural exports a primary objective - Gordhan
Agricultural exports a primary objective - Gordhan

Shipping, storage, logistics and manufacturing issues continue throughout the world, as the knock-on effect of the Covid-19 pandemic, its subsequent lockdowns and resultant closures of large scale manufacturers and related industries begin to take...

15 Oct 2021

Mondelez International launches Aquaponics Social Enterprise initiative
Mondelez International launches Aquaponics Social Enterprise initiative

Mondelez International is investing in an Aquaponics Social Enterprise initiative aimed at empowering unemployed South African youth...

5 Oct 2021

Agri fintech startup HelloChoice secures major Standard Bank investment
Agri fintech startup HelloChoice secures major Standard Bank investment

HelloChoice has announced the finalisation of a major investment from Standard Bank...

23 Sep 2021

Align your brand with cutting edge trends
Align your brand with cutting edge trends

Now in its 17th year, Bizcommunity's BizTrends is a highlight of the business calendar, a go-to source for South African, Pan-African and global business trends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2021

Growing women into flourishing farmers
Growing women into flourishing farmers

Practical partnerships - this was the principal theme that emerged at the recent roundtable discussion on women farmers, hosted by the GIBS' Entrepreneurship Development Academy...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 17 Sep 2021

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Al Mawashi SA to trade directly with commercial farmers

Al Mawashi South Africa has announced that it intends to procure livestock directly from South Africa red meat producers and farmers...

10 Sep 2021

African Union crafts guidelines for GM crops, activists raise alarm
African Union crafts guidelines for GM crops, activists raise alarm

The African Union is developing guidelines for the use of genetically modified crops across the continent, officials said, amid criticism from campaigners that some policies favour big business and lack adequate public input.

By Wendell Roelf 1 Sep 2021

Expropriation without compensation threatens agricultural sector
Expropriation without compensation threatens agricultural sector

Government's proposed land expropriation without compensation initiative threatens to jeopardise food security, dissuade investment and will have a profoundly negative impact on South Africa's economy, writes Ian van Niekerk, managing director of...

By Ian van Niekerk 27 Aug 2021

50+ NGOs call on COP26 to acknowledge climate impacts of animal agriculture
50+ NGOs call on COP26 to acknowledge climate impacts of animal agriculture

More than 50 global NGOs are calling on the COP26 climate change conference to publicly recognise climate impacts of animal agriculture at this year's conference...

27 Aug 2021

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Expropriation Bill public hearings resume in Free State

The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure will from Thursday resume a four-day public hearing programme on the Expropriation Bill in the Free State...

25 Aug 2021

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Ekurhuleni opens bid for agricultural farms

The City of Ekurhuleni has invited proposals from interested organisations to conduct agricultural activities on parcels of Council-owned land in different towns...

18 Aug 2021






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