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News archive - March-2013

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AFGRI AND SENWES RETAIL BUSINESSES MERGER APPROVED

BY COMPETITION AUTHORITIES

11 April 2013 – AFGRI and Senwes are pleased to announce that the Competition Tribunal

has approved the merger of the two agricultural services companies’ agri-retail businesses

and Partrite, the AFGRI wholesale subsidiary, subject to certain conditions. These conditions

relate to the flow of information and undertakings regarding employment. To download this article, click here.

Farmers need to rethink their business - Purchase

South African farmers will have to face the reality of reduced profitiability, or risk going out of business.Speaking at the recent Undercover Farming Expo in Pretoria,Dr John Purchase ,CEO of Agbiz, representative chamber of agribusinesses in South Africa. To download this article, click here.

Will tides of change affect agri-investment?

Confidence levels in the agricultural business sector increased in the fourth quater of 2012, and has been on an overall upward trend since hitting an all-time low in 2009. To download this article, click here.

Govt launches initiatives to speed up green policies

The biofule production incentive unweiled in finance minister Pravin Gordhan's latest budget is just one of a number of initistives aimed at speeding up SA's transition to a job-creating sustainable,low -carbon and green ecomony, as outlined in the National Development Plan. To download this article, click here.

State to determine value of land

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is getting closer to establishing the Office of the Valuer-General as an autonomous statury body and final authority on land and property valuation. To download this article, click here.

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