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News archive - August-2014

Sakevertroue daal

Agribesighede se sakevertroue was vanjaar in die eerste kwartaal 12% laer as ’n jaar gelede en 3% laer as in die vorige kwartaal. 
- Landbouweekblad

26.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Plan ‘verdeel landbou oor klas- en raslyne’

DIE voorgestelde verbod op buitelandse grondeienaarskap het die landbougemeenskap oor klas- en raslyne verdeel, het Gugile Nkwinti, minister van landelike ontwikkeling en grondhervorming, gesê.
- News24 

25.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Land Commission receives over 50,000 claims

A total of 55,973 land claims have been lodged to the Land Claims Commission, since government re-opened the restitution claims process last year, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister, Gugile Nkwinti, announced on Tuesday. "As of 15 April 2015, a total of 55,973 claims have been lodged with the Commission. This represents 70% of the 79,696 claims lodged over a period of four years in the previous window, confirming that reopening the Restitution process was indeed the right thing to do," he said.
- Agri Portal 

25.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Hokaai met kritiek op nuwe landbouwet

Landboukenners het vandeesweek wal gegooi oor nuusberigte dat die minister van landbou in die toekoms aan boere kan voorsê waarmee hulle moet boer.  Dit is na bewering een van die implikasies van die beoogde Wetsontwerp oor die Bewaring en Ontwikkeling van Landbougrond. Kommentaar oor die wetsontwerp word tans deur die departement van landbou, bosbou en visserye verkry.
- Netwerk24 

25.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Grond: ‘Beleid sal beleggers geensins vervreem’

Die voorgestelde verbod op buitelandse grond­eienaarskap het die landbou­gemeenskap oor klasse- en ­rasse-lyne heen verdeel, aldus Gugile Nkwinti, minister van landelike ontwikkeling en grondhervorming.
- Netwerk24 

24.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Minister firm on farm size limit, despite opposition

RDLR Minister Gugile Nkwinti rejected opposition to announcement that land ownership by foreign nationals would be prohibited. The Banking Association of South Africa, Agbiz and Agri-SA argued against the policy - Business Day 

24.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Tot 397 000 nuwe grondeise verwag

Sowat 397 000 nuwe grondeise, wat die land tot R179 miljard kan kos, moet verwag word, sê dr. John Purchase.
- Landbouweekblad 

23.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Nkwinti defends foreign land ownership

Government on Tuesday tried to alleviate jitters that the prohibition of land ownership by foreign nationals would drive away investors.
- IOL News 

23.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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US meat imports not quite a done deal

John Purchase, chief executive of Agbiz, said nontariff barriers, such as sanitary regulations, were often a greater barrier to trade than tariffs. “People are looking to use that as barriers to entry and South Africa is a part of that.”
- Mail&Guardian 

19.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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