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News archive - May-2015

Regerings ook nou in hoenderkryt

Met ’n gaping van 60 000 ton hoendervleis tussen wat Amerika wil hê en wat Suid-Afrika bereid is om op te offer, het die twee lande se regerings nou ingegryp by onderhandelings tussen die twee pluimveebedrywe. 
- Landbouweekblad 

05.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Plafonne bestem vir grondwethof

Al is die deur nog nie finaal toe vir gesprekke oor grondplafonne nie, wil dit voorkom of die onderskeie partye nie hul standpunte daaroor gaan verander nie en of die kwessie uiteindelik in die Grondwethof sal draai.
- Landbouweekblad 

05.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz political agri-economics report

RSG Geldsake interviewed Lindie Stroebel of Agbiz on the objectives and findings of the new political agri-economy report.  The first report is almost like a status quo – Agbiz created a background of the political environment that will act as a basis for the next reports.

05.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Klimaat laat sakevertroue daal

Algemene landboutoestande en veral die klimaat is een van die redes vir die daling in agri-besighede se sakevertroue in dié sektor. Agri-besighede se sakevertroue was in die eerste kwartaal van vanjaar 12% laer as ʼn jaar gelede en 3% laer as in die vorige kwartaal.
- Landbouweekblad 

02.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Stuur jou bootjie in die

Byna elke artikel oor grondhervorming begin met 'n aanhaling uit die mond van 'n belangrike rolspeler wat bevestig dat grondhervorming 'n belangrike politieke prioriteit is. Die artikels gaan dan voort om te verduidelik dat die vraag lankal nie meer is of grondhervorming moet plaasvind nie, maar eerder oor hoe dit gedoen moet word. Dus, hoe kan grondhervorming volhoubaar bestuur word sodat voedselsekerheid, die winsgewendheid van kommersiele boerderye en die reg op grondbesit in Suid-Afrika behoue bly en beskerm word?

01.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Land reform boat afloat

Almost every article on land reform starts with a quote from an important role-player confirming that land reform is an important political priority. These articles explain that the issue at hand isn't whether land reform is necessary anymore, but rather how it should be done. In other words: how can land reform be managed sustain- ably to maintain and protect food security, the profitability of commercial farming and the right of land ownership in South Africa?
- Stockfarm 

01.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Land reform boat afloat

Almost every article on land reform starts with a quote from an important role-player confirming that land reform is an important political priority. These articles explain that the issue at hand isn't whether land reform is necessary anymore, but rather how it should be done. In other words: how can land reform be managed sustain- ably to maintain and protect food security, the profitability of commercial farming and the right of land ownership in South Africa?
- FarmBiz 

01.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Make an informed decision

The political environment has become a determining factor for most big business decisions.
- Opportunity 

01.06.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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The farmer’s circle – demystifying issues

“If we all ‘cut out the dead wood’ and focus on issues that have a direct impact on our individual farming operations – it will benefit agriculture as a whole,” Nico Groenewald, Head of Agribusiness at Standard Bank. 
- Bizconnect Standard Bank 

29.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Vorige hoof van OVK sterf

Mnr. Hardie van Niekerk (61), voormalige besturende direkteur van OVK, is onlangs in Bloemfontein oorlede. Hy was lank siek nadat hy onder meer nie heeltemal van geelsug herstel het nie.

29.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Al hoe meer boere belê buite die landbou

Landboukenners waarsku dat die voortslepende onsekerheid oor die regering se grondhervormingsplanne beleggings in die landbousektor ernstig begin knou.
- Netwerk24 

28.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz launches Political Agri-Economy report

Agbiz launched its first Agbiz Political Agri-Economy report in April. The report aims to assist agribusinesses to, in future, make better and more informed decisions in an uncertain political and economic environment.

28.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Onsekerheid keer beleggings in landbou

Landboukenners waarsku dat voortslepende onsekerheid oor die regering se grondhervormingsplanne beleggings in die landbousektor ernstig begin knou.
- Sake 24 

28.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz launches Political Agri-economics Report

Agbiz launched its first Agbiz Political Agri-Economy report in April. The report aims to assist agribusinesses to, in future, make better and more informed decisions in an uncertain political and economic environment.

28.05.2015 / Media Releases

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Standard Bank advises farmers to ‘cut the dead wood’

Farmers should avoid the risk of placing too much emphasis on economic and global issues they have little or no control over, according to Nico Groenewald, Standard Bank’s head of agribusiness. 
- Farmer's Weekly 

27.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Nkwinti klou vas aan grondplafonne

Grondplafonne is ’n noodsaaklikheid vir billike grondherverdeling in Suid-Afrika, het mnr. Gugile Nkwinti volgehou tydens ’n vergadering met verteenwoordigers uit die georganiseerde landbou.
- Landbouweekblad

27.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Agbiz launches its first Agbiz Political Agri-Economy report

Agbiz launched its first Agbiz Political Agri-Economy report in April. The report aims to assist agribusinesses to, in future, make better and more informed decisions in an uncertain political and economic environment. 
- Engineering News 

27.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Grondplafonne in landbou - Partye kry 36 uur

Boere en die regering kan mekaar steeds nie vind oor die drastiese gewysigde grondplafonne nie.  Dié aangeleentheid en ander grondkwessies is op 'n dringende vergadering tussen Minister Gugile Nkwinti die grootste landbou-organisasies bespreek. 

23.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Confusion at BEE Code reversal

The local business sector has expressed deep concern at the dti's recent flip-flop on the issue of recognition given to businesses, according to the amended Codes of Good Practice (generic BEE codes).
- Farmer's Weekly 

22.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Nkwinti ignoreer R15 miljard-aanbod vir grondfinansiering

Dit is nou al langer as twee maande dat mnr. Gugile Nkwinti, Minister van Landelike Ontwikkeling en Grondhervorming, ’n aanbod van R15 miljard se finansiering vir grondhervorming oor die volgende 15 jaar ignoreer wat Suid-Afrika se landboubesighede, gerugsteun deur die banke, op sy tafel gesit het.

22.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Agriculture leaders support APAP despite scepticism

Minister Senzeni Zokwana recently explained the government's National Development Plan-alignted agriculture policy plan to parliament.
- Farmer's Weekly 

19.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Nuwe bestuur versterk Agri SA

Mnr. Omri van Zyl, ’n senior vennoot by die finansiëledienste maatskappy Deloitte, is as die nuwe uitvoerende direkteur van Agri SA aangestel in die plek van mnr. Hans van der Merwe wat einde November aftree. 
- Landbouweekblad 

15.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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Hervorming van grond werk nie nou, sê Roelf Meyer

Bothaville. – Grondhervorming soos dit nou lyk, werk nie. 
Die regering vermors geld en niemand vind baat daarby nie, meen Roelf Meyer, voorsitter van die In Transformasie-projek. 

15.05.2015 / Agbiz in the news

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