Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

Job creation, empowerment, enablement are at the core of Bizcommunity's business model. Every month Bizcommunity, South Africa and Africa's biggest online B2B publishers, post up to 4,000 job vacancies on behalf of corporate and recruiter clients. The most abundant jobs usually appear in the Marketing & Media, ICT, Retail, Finance and Tourism sectors as well as across an additional 18 industries in Africa.

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Winners image supplied. Left to right: 2018 Galliova Awards winners – Abigail Donnelly (Broiler Champion), Liezl Vermeulen (Up-and-Coming Food Writer), Salomé Delport (Health Writer), and Margie Els-Burger (Egg Champion). 2018 Galliova Food Writer Justine Kiggen (absent).
SA-flavoured styling and writing shines at the 2018 Galliova Awards

There was a strong message to buy local at the 29th edition of the Galliova Awards for outstanding food and health writing, held at De Grendel wine estate on 19 October 2018 with the theme, 'Reminiscing the past, planning the future'.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

SA signs wine labelling protocol
SA signs wine labelling protocol

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, has signed protocol on labelling wine.

1 day ago

Grocers: Get ready to join the blockchain party
Grocers: Get ready to join the blockchain party

In the wake of this year's large E. coli outbreak, Walmart notified its leafy green suppliers that they must be using blockchain technology to trace their products before the end of 2019.

By Sylvain Charlebois 1 day ago

How to utilise livestock to propel sustainable development
How to utilise livestock to propel sustainable development

According to the the Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) World Livestock: Transforming the livestock sector through the Sustainable Development Goals report, the debate around livestock production has so far been largely focused on how the sector can produce more to satisfy surging demand for animal products and feed a growing global population while at the same time reducing its environmental footprint.

19 Oct 2018

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Reel Gardening, inspiring South Africans to grow their own food

Reel Gardening recently won the Future-Agro Challenge: Agripreneur of the Year award. Here, Eugene Yiga speaks to founder Claire Reid to discover more...

By Eugene Yiga 18 Oct 2018

Updated ocean economy scorecard on SA's marine resources released
Updated ocean economy scorecard on SA's marine resources released

WWF-SA has released an updated ocean economy scorecard on the state of the country's marine resources. While there has not been any major regression in the past two years, according to the scorecard, there are still many areas of concern.

18 Oct 2018

Listeriosis risk lingers in rural, informal trade
Listeriosis risk lingers in rural, informal trade

Listeria bacteria remains present in food samples obtained from rural areas and the informal sector. This is despite the fact that listeriosis levels have declined in South African ready-to-eat meat, after the recent major outbreak in the country.

17 Oct 2018

Growth trends revealed for SA's wine and spirits markets
Growth trends revealed for SA's wine and spirits markets

The wine and spirits categories have both recorded positive growth in SA despite depressed economic conditions, according to new reports released by BMi Research.

17 Oct 2018

Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?
Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?

A video recently doing the rounds on Facebook included a segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI. The video asks which of avocados, almonds, melon, kiwi or butternut squash are suitable for vegans. The answer, at least according to QI, is none of them.

By Dominic Wilkinson 17 Oct 2018

SA citrus exports close in on 2 million tonnes
SA citrus exports close in on 2 million tonnes

Yet another important milestone has been reached by the South African citrus industry. According to Justin Chadwick, CEO of the Citrus Growers' Association, citrus production has reached a record volume packed for export in 2018.

17 Oct 2018

Africa agri-food development programme applications now open
Africa agri-food development programme applications now open

The 6th Africa Ireland Economic Forum recently brought together business people and thought leaders from across Europe at the Convention Centre, Dublin Ireland to focus on strengthening trade links in the agri-food sector. The forum organised by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade saw a number of Tanzanian agri-food companies also take part, including Alaska Tanzania and GBRI Business Solutions. Jennifer Bash, CEO of Alaska Tanzania, addressed the session on Women and Business - Pathways to Success highlighting the skills that women can bring to senior leadership roles in companies, and her insights as a successful young entrepreneur.

16 Oct 2018

Farmer2Market programme unlocks market opportunities for small farmers
Farmer2Market programme unlocks market opportunities for small farmers

Using digital solutions to enhance inclusion in the agricultural value chain, the European Union, in partnership with the Department of Environmental Affairs, together with Solidaridad, LIMA Development Foundation and ICCO has today announced the launch of the Switch Africa Green, Farmer2Market programme on International World Food Day - a programme that will unlock access to market opportunities for smallholder farmers across South Africa.

16 Oct 2018