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News archive - October-2015

Agbiz CEO John Purchase on #Budget2016: New direction, new hope for agriculture

Dr John Purchase, CEO of Agbiz reckons there were green shoots of hope in Budget 2016 as Pravin Gordhan confirmed the new direction which appears to becoming entrenched. 
- www.biznews.com 

25.02.2016 / Agbiz in the news

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Landbousektor se kommentaar oor die begroting

Landbou, en veral landbouvoedselverwerking, het meer na vorige gekom in vanjaar se begrotingstoespraak as in die verlede: Dr John Purchase 
- Moneyweb

25.02.2016 / Agbiz in the news

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Kommersiële landbou staan nou alleen

Die kommersiële landbou moet besef dat hy eintlik op sy eie is en moet geen aalmoese van owerheidsweë verwag nie.
- Landbouweekblad

25.02.2016 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz response to Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget Speech

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“Not in the last two decades has there been as much interest and anticipation in the annual budget speech of the Minister of Finance, as was the case with Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget Speech,” syas Dr John Purchase, CEO of Agbiz.

25.02.2016 / Media Releases

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Drought: As farmers wait for Gordhan, Agri SA warns of job losses, influx of migrants

The drought is clearly a national disaster, so it is important that South Africa makes available all possible resources. 
- City Press 

23.02.2016 / Agbiz in the news

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Carte Blanche feature on drought situation

The country needs to import an estimated 6 million tons of grain or we will face empty shelves due to the worst recorded drought the country is experiencing. Carte Blanche team did feature on the story with experts in the industry sharing their views.
-Carte Blanche 

25.01.2016 / Agbiz in the news

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SEB-vereistes te streng vir boere

Primêre landbouprodusente behoort nie aan dieselfde vereistes vir swart ekonomiese bemagtiging (SEB) te moet voldoen as wat vir landbou-sakeondernemings geld nie.  Só lui ʼn voorstel van Agbiz in sy kommentaar op die voorgestelde SEB-kode vir die landbousektor.
- Landbou.com 

25.01.2016 / Agbiz in the news

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Sluit graanhandelaars toe, sê Ehrenreich

Graanhandelaars manipuleer die mielieprys en Cosatu vra ʼn dringende ondersoek daarna sodat die skuldiges toegesluit kan word omdat hulle SA se voedselsekerheid ondermyn.  Dis Tony Ehrenreich van Cosatu se siening van die duur mielieprys.
- Landbou.com 

25.01.2016 / Agbiz in the news

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