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South African government should focus on expansion of agricultural export markets
South African government should focus on expansion of agricultural export marketsArticle

The increase in domestic agricultural output in the recent past and planned expansion in various subsectors in the coming years means that South African policymakers should focus on creating new opportunities in the export market...

Wandile Sihlobo 19 Mar 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Agriculture
#BestofBiz 2020: AgricultureArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

Agriculture's 3rd quarter 2020 GDP outcomes still impressive
Agriculture's 3rd quarter 2020 GDP outcomes still impressiveArticle

South Africa's agriculture GDP still came out impressive in the third quarter of 2020 at 18.5% quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted, annualised with a 0.6 percentage point contribution, according to Statistics South Africa (StatsSA)...

Paul Makube 9 Dec 2020

Agriculture exports hit record on large harvest and efforts to keep sector open
Agriculture exports hit record on large harvest and efforts to keep sector openArticle

The combination of a large harvest, joint efforts between the government and the private sector to keep agriculture operational since the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, and long-term export market development efforts continue to pay off for SA's agricultural sector...

Wandile Sihlobo 27 Nov 2020

Outlook for the agricultural sector into 2021
Outlook for the agricultural sector into 2021Article

Against the backdrop of a contracting overall economy with South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) for 2020 forecast to decline by over 8% year-on-year, there is a silver lining in the agricultural sector outcomes for the next season...

Paul Makube 1 Oct 2020

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Agri tech investment vital for industry output, export growthArticle

South African agriculture needs more investment and the implementation of the latest technology to boost output, not only for local consumption, but also for vitally needed exports to boost foreign exchange earnings...

9 Mar 2020

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Coronavirus could threaten global agricultural tradeArticle

"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."

5 Mar 2020

#Budget2020: R500m set aside for restitution could result in resolution of more land claims
#Budget2020: R500m set aside for restitution could result in resolution of more land claimsArticle

Given the extremely difficult economic climate in which this Budget Speech was delivered, the immediate feeling is fairly positive...

Dawie Maree and Paul Makube 27 Feb 2020

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Government identifies land for redistributionArticle

As part of accelerating land reform, government has identified land parcels owned by the state for redistribution, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday, 7 February...

11 Feb 2019

Bayer SA committed to supporting smallholder farmers
Bayer SA committed to supporting smallholder farmersArticle

Bayer South Africa has undertaken to deliver shearing equipment to four farming community's wool production initiatives in Umzimkhulu, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape...

12 Jul 2018

Agribusiness Confidence Index: SA agribusiness remains optimistic albeit index decline
Agribusiness Confidence Index: SA agribusiness remains optimistic albeit index declineArticle

With the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index results still above the neutral 50-point, although having declined marginally from 58 to 54 index points, the agribusiness sector remains optimistic about business conditions in South Africa...

18 Jun 2018

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Government to scale up use of greenhouses for high-value cropsArticle

Rwanda's government is seeking to promote the use of greenhouses to harvest more from high-value crops in the forthcoming fourth Strategic Plan for Agriculture Transformation...

Emmanuel Ntirenganya 21 Aug 2017

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