South Africa, the continent’s biggest producer of corn, became a net importer of the grain for the first time since 2008 this year, bringing in the most in two decades after the worst drought in more than a century hurt local output.
04.05.2016 / Agbiz in the news
John Purchase, CEO: Agbiz
This past week Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, together with Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas, met with members of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA), including Agbiz. The frank and open discussion focussed on government initiatives to address the challenges facing the economy and maximizing the potential of the country. In a twist of irony, these discussions took place at exactly the same time that the damning and landmark Constitutional Court judgement was being read on the powers of the Public Protector and the subversion of the Constitution by the President of South Africa.
12.04.2016 / Agbiz in the news
CNBC Africa explores the issues around genetically modified foods joined by Dr John Purchase, CEO at Agbiz on the regulations, growth trends of the practice in Africa.
08.04.2016 / Agbiz in the news
Die droogte en verswakkende plaaslike ekonomiese uitsigte knel steeds sakevertroue in die landbousektor.
05.04.2016 / Agbiz in the news