Agbiz is a voluntary, dynamic and influential association of agribusinesses operating in South and southern Africa. Agbiz's function is to ensure that agribusiness plays a constructive role in the country's economic growth, development and transformation, and to create an environment in which agribusinesses of all sizes and in all sectors can thrive, expand and be competitive.
The members of Agbiz are the core reason for existence of this association. As such the activities of Agbiz are directed at addressing the collective interests of the members and adding value to their business.
To this end:
The strategic intent of Agbiz is to advocate for and facilitate a favourable agribusiness environment in order for its members to perform competitively and sustainably.
Agbiz is an inclusive, voluntary association of agribusinesses that co-operates positively and acts dynamically, creatively and with integrity. The culture of Agbiz is to subscribe to the values of ethical business, accountability, leadership, trust, competence, quality service and excellent communication.
Core objective 1: To promote agribusinesses and Agbiz as key stakeholders and role players in the South African economy.
Core objective 2: To influence the policy and legislative environment insofar as it affects agribusiness activities, by way of on-going and professional interaction with all relevant government institutions.
Core objective 3: To improve the commercial and sustainable agribusiness environment through liaison and co-operation with influential groupings within the business environment, both locally and internationally.
Core objective 4: To support B-BBEE, transformation and development of emerging agribusiness and other role players in the agro-food value chain.
Core objective 5: To create unique, relevant and accessible agribusiness intelligence to support Agbiz programmes.