Presenting at the GOSA Symposium on 19 March in Mossel Bay, Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase addressed food security against the background of global population growth and the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy.
The results for the quarterly constructed Agbiz / IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index indicated a slight drop in confidence in the first quarter of 2014. It is a mere 7% down from the preceding quarter and only 4% down since the first quarter of 2013.
Agbiz attended the Agribusiness East Africa Conference that was held on the 28th and 29th January 2014 in Tanzania. Organised by SP Intelligent, the event offered key insights into agricultural investment opportunities in Tanzania and the Eastern African region.