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News archive - May-2014

President assents to the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act

President Zuma has assented to the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act. The Act provides, inter alia, for the reopening of lodgement of land claims. 

01.07.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Good work ethic pays off

LEADING agri-business company, Syngenta’s Grain Academy, today conferred certificates to the class of 2014 that completed a four-month long leadership programme.

27.06.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Landbou-ondernemings het goeie groeigeleenthede in die res van Afrika

Landbousake in Suid-Afrika vaar taamlik goed, maar met die strammer ekonomie kan nog konsolidasie verwag word.  John Purchase, uitvoerende hoof van die bedryfsliggaam Agbiz, sê hy verwag meer samesmeltings en oornames, ook met internasionale landbousake, soos gesien met Afgri, wat onlangs deur ’n Kanadees-Amerikaanse groep oorgeneem is.

20.06.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Scepticism about FAO report on SA nutrition

Sections of organised agriculture in Sough Africa are questioning the accuracy of a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report, indicating that at least 95% of SA's population is properly nourished.

30.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Agbiz on appointment of new Minister and Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The appointments of Minister Zokwana and Deputy Minister Cele as Ministers for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries were a surprise for Agbiz as we were not aware of either of them having agricultural experience.

28.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Producer investment companies in the Northwest join hands in unique transaction

NWK Holdings and Senwesbel indicated their intention to join hands in order to form a producer holding company which could serve as a platform for consolidation and growth of agricultural enterprises.

19.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Agbiz Members

  • Absa AgriBusiness
  • Afgri Operations Ltd
  • Afrivet
  • Agri Expo
  • AFMA
  • Agrifusion
  • Agri Mega Group
  • Alltech (Pty) Ltd
  • Association of Agritourism South Africa (AASA)
  • Barloworld Handling Materials
  • Bathopele
  • Beefmaster
  • BKB Ltd
  • Capespan
  • Certisure
  • Citrus Growers Association
  • Durban Fresh Produce Market
  • East London Industrial Development Zone
  • Engen
  • Farmwise Grains (Pty) Ltd
  • FNB
  • Fraserburg Koöp Bpk
  • Fresh Produce Exporters' Forum (FPEF)
  • GWK Limited
  • Highveld Egg Co-op Ltd
  • Hans Merensky Holdings
  • Humansdorpse Koöp Bpk Trading as The Co-op/Die Kooperasie
  • Industrial Development Corporation
  • Institute of Market Agents of SA (IMASA)
  • John Deere
  • Kimech Agri Tractor and Machinery CC
  • Kaap Agri Bedryf Ltd
  • KLK Landbou Bpk
  • Land Bank
  • Marsh Africa
  • Monsanto
  • Mosstrich Ltd
  • Mutual & Federal Agri
  • National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC)
  • Nedbank
  • Netafim
  • PMI SA
  • NWK Ltd
  • Obaro
  • Old Mutual
  • Overberg Agri Bedrywe (Edms) Bpk
  • OVK Operations Ltd
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred RSA (Pty) Ltd
  • PwC South Africa
  • Rovic Leers
  • SA Agri Academy
  • Saltcor
  • San Miguel Fruits SA
  • Sansor
  • Santam Agriculture
  • Senwes Ltd
  • Signa
  • Standard Bank Agriculture
  • SSK
  • Suidwes Agriculture Ltd
  • Sundays River Citrus Company (Pty) Ltd