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News archive - October-2012

AgriBEE Results Released

The agricultural sector has been under severe scrutiny about transformation and the implementation of BEE. So far, Agbiz is the only organisation that measures implementation of AgriBEE, as well as officially determine the challenges and intentions of the sector – and that amongst the agribusinesses.

11.04.2014 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz launches publication "Agribusiness contributes to the National Development Plan"

On Friday 11 April 2014, Agbiz launched a publication portraying the significant role that many agribusinesses play in improving the lives of previously disadvantaged people in rural communities.

11.04.2014 / Agbiz in the news

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AMIE proposed a statutory levy on imported chicken products

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) has requested for the establishment of statutory measures relating to levies, registration, the keeping of records and rendering of returns.

31.03.2014 / Agbiz in the news

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PwC Agribusinesses Insights Survey 2013/2014

The vision of this publication is to provide thought leadership and add value in the agricultural industry: firstly, to support the business leaders in agribusiness to better understand their own industry through valuable benchmarking information; secondly to provide a solid economic overview of the agribusiness industry for any other interested readers.

24.03.2014 / Agbiz in the news

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GOSA Symposium - 19-20 March 2014

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.

21.03.2014 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz/IDC Confidence Index shows slight drop in confidence in the first quarter

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.

07.03.2014 / Agbiz in the news

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Grondeise: SA kan dit nie bekostig – kenners

Kenners meen die land kan nie die heropening van grondeise bekostig nie. Volgens hulle gaan voedselsekerheid daaronder ly en die moontlikheid bestaan dat talle boere die land sal verlaat.    

07.03.2014 / Agbiz in the news

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Feedback on the proceedings of the East Africa Agribusiness Congress

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.

20.02.2014 / Agbiz in the news

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