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News archive - February-2015

Grondhervorming: Senzeni Zokwana glo ‘nie genooi’

Senzeni Zokwana, landbouminister, het glo nie ’n uitnodiging na die imbizo oor grondhervorming Donderdag ontvang nie.  Belanghebbendes in die landbou was bitter teleurgesteld dat hy en Gugile Nkwinti, minister van landelike ontwikkeling en grondhervorming, nie daar was nie.

28.02.2015 / Agbiz in the news


Agbiz comments on Budget Speech 2015

"The 2015 Budget Speech by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was actually very predictable under the current volatile economic circumstances," says Lindie Stroebel, Agbiz Manager Agribusiness Intelligence.

27.02.2015 / Media Releases


Workshop tackles road transport legislation and its impact on the economy

At Agbiz’s Grain Logistics Workshop, which took place outside Johannesburg on 11 February 2015, participants discussed solutions for complying with the amendments to the National Road Traffic Regulations. 

18.02.2015 / Agbiz in the news


Food security perspective

The term ‘Food Security’ is often bandied about loosely by politicians, bureaucrats, farmers, businessmen, consumers, and even scientists, without many having a proper understanding of the underlying meaning thereof and  the contributing factors thereto.

16.02.2015 / Agbiz in the news


President Zuma's SONA raises concerns for agriculture and agribusiness

In his address President Zuma made considerable reference to Land Reform issues, including the introduction of a 12 000 hectares land ceiling, foreigners to be deprived of owning land in South Africa, the introduction of the Office of the Valuer General to signal the end of the so-called "Willing buyer, willing seller" principle, and the introduction of the 50/50 farmworker equity and  co-management scheme on a pilot basis.

13.02.2015 / Media Releases


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