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Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisis
Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisisArticle

The agricultural sector - particularly in Africa - bears the historical paradox of having significant economic potential on the one hand and lacking the required agility and innovation to harness its resources for notable global competitiveness on the other...

Ishmael Sunga 10 May 2021

PMA, United Fresh to create new global trade association
PMA, United Fresh to create new global trade associationArticle

The new association will enhance member services, increase advocacy before government and the public, help members grow their businesses and drive consumption of fresh produce and demand for floral products...

1 Apr 2021

Global agriculture trade remains steady through pandemic
Global agriculture trade remains steady through pandemicArticle

Between a global pandemic and politically turbulent climate, livestock industries have eagerly looked toward international policies and trade. Now that 2020 has nearly come to an end, specialists in policy, trade and economics can evaluate trends and offer a future outlook, writes Jaclyn Krymowski for Global Ag Media...

Jaclyn Krymowski 11 Dec 2020

Maria Helena Semedo, deputy director-general, UN FAO
We must act now to avert an imminent food crisis in AfricaArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has reached Africa at a time when the continent is already grappling with multiple crises...

Maria Helena Semedo 30 Jun 2020

Chocolate puts Ivory Coast on top in Africa's agriculture trade
Chocolate puts Ivory Coast on top in Africa's agriculture tradeArticle

Chocolate can certainly get one some brownie points, and no way is this truer than in Ivory Coast which in 2018 reported the largest agricultural trade balance in value terms in Africa, an amount of $5.1bn...

Wandile Sihlobo 10 May 2019

Agriculture to bridge Tanzania - Sweden trade imbalance
Agriculture to bridge Tanzania - Sweden trade imbalanceArticle

Tanzania could penetrate the new markets with ease thanks to its potential and the demand for its agricultural produce...

11 Oct 2018

New African Food Safety Index launches
New African Food Safety Index launchesArticle

In a move to help tackle the burden of foodborne diseases, a new African Food Safety Index (AFSI) was launched on Tuesday, 2 October 2018...

3 Oct 2018

MoU between Western Cape, Angola strengthen ties on business support services
MoU between Western Cape, Angola strengthen ties on business support servicesArticle

CACIAAS met with Wesgro CEO Tim Harris to sign a Memorandum of Understanding - encouraging the sharing of business support services between Angola and the Western Cape...

5 Sep 2018

Qatar, South Africa trade rises by 70%
Qatar, South Africa trade rises by 70%Article

The trade volume between Qatar and South Africa has increased by 70% during the post-blockade period as a result of emerging market opportunities and strong bilateral relations...

5 Sep 2018

African governments must effectively implement trade agreements
African governments must effectively implement trade agreementsArticle

"Why do African countries consume what they don't produce, and produce what they don't consume."

Mmatlou Kalab and Wandile Sihlobo 27 Jul 2018

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Wesgro, Western Cape businesses attending PLMA 2018Article

Wesgro, together with five Western Cape-based companies are participating in the Private Label Manufacturers Association Trade Show in Amsterdam to showcase agri-processed products...

30 May 2018

SACAU calls for African governments to invest in agricultural transformation
SACAU calls for African governments to invest in agricultural transformationArticle

Following rich presentations, panel discussions and plenary sessions, the South African Confederation of Agriculture Unions conference agreed on a number of several key messages covering critical areas...

29 May 2018

SA agricultural sector slowly recovering from drought
SA agricultural sector slowly recovering from droughtArticle

Senior Agricultural Economist at FNB, Paul Makube takes a look at the agricultural sector and how it's recovering from the drought...

6 Sep 2017

SA agrees to resume importation of US chicken
SA agrees to resume importation of US chickenArticle

Pretoria - South Africa has agreed to resume the importing of chicken from the United States into the country...

9 Jun 2015

EMRC International partners with Swiss African Business Circle for Africa Finance & Investment Forum
EMRC International partners with Swiss African Business Circle for Africa Finance & Investment ForumArticle

The annual Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF), being held 13-14 June in Geneva, Switzerland, is to be organised in close collaboration with the IFC, World Bank and will focus on "Trade for Growth and Development".

Issued by EMRC 27 Mar 2013

African experts to tackle agricultural challengesArticle

ADDIS ABABA: After two days of deliberations, the meeting of African experts on Agriculture, Land and Livestock ended on Wednesday, 22 April at the Headquarters of the African Union (AU), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

23 Apr 2009

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