"The growing impact of the Covid-19 coincides with the announcement of a 1,4% retraction in our economy as well as a decline of 7,6% for agriculture in the fourth quarter of 2019."
11 Mar 2020
In a joint letter to President Xi Jinping, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, International Fund for Agricultural Development and World Food Programme paid tribute to the resilience of the Chinese people...
6 Feb 2020
A new $500m initiative by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations is leading the way...
Rémi Nono Womdim 19 Dec 2019
Beyond Meat [recently] reported quarterly earnings of $67.3 million - much better than market expectations of $52.7 million...
Paul Wood 25 Sep 2019
"Family farmers are the ones who produce healthy foods. They can save us from the epidemic of obesity, and we need them for healthy diets."
19 Jul 2019
Campbell Soup Company will sell Bolthouse Farms to an affiliate of private equity firm Butterfly Equity, for $510 million...
16 Apr 2019
The South African government has pledged its support to the country's fruit-exporting sector that is currently trading to the US...
24 Oct 2018
Even though the broader sluggishness in the farm equipment market continues to influence farm tyre sales globally, recent research shows that opportunities exist as global sales are likely to surpass 42 million...
18 Jul 2018
American whiskey exporters are showing new interest in South Africa as an export destination. American whiskey imports to South Africa grew by more than 17% from 2016 to 2017...
3 Jul 2018
Global cotton fabric imports totalled 2.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's level...
29 May 2018
Combining their skills and strengths, Migiva Group and OZblu - currently one of the largest producers of blueberries in South Africa and Australia - have signed a joint venture agreement...
17 Jan 2018
American poultry expert Dr. Fidelis Hegngi briefed African government delegates on avian influenza and said that 24 hours from detection to depopulation is the ideal for effective avian influenza control...
21 Sep 2017
The successful merger of Dow and DuPont has been announced - operating as a holding company under the name DowDuPont with three divisions: agriculture, materials science, and specialty products...
4 Sep 2017
21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded...
20 Jul 2017