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News archive - May-2014

Scepticism about FAO report on SA nutrition

Sections of organised agriculture in Sough Africa are questioning the accuracy of a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report, indicating that at least 95% of SA's population is properly nourished.

30.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Agbiz on appointment of new Minister and Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The appointments of Minister Zokwana and Deputy Minister Cele as Ministers for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries were a surprise for Agbiz as we were not aware of either of them having agricultural experience.

28.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Producer investment companies in the Northwest join hands in unique transaction

NWK Holdings and Senwesbel indicated their intention to join hands in order to form a producer holding company which could serve as a platform for consolidation and growth of agricultural enterprises.

19.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Nampo: Dit gaan baie goed met ons landbou, hoor boere...

Op die 48ste Nampo-oesdag die afgelope week was dit duidelik: Dit gaan báie goed met landbou in Suid-Afrika, ondanks die beoogde heropening van grondeise en onvriendelike arbeidswetgewing.

17.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


‘SA knel landbousake in Afrika’

Suid-Afrika se eensydige opskorting van bilaterale beleggingsooreenkomste knou die uitbreiding van Suid-Afrikaanse landbou-ondernemings na die res van Afrika, sê dr. John Purchase, uitvoerende hoof van Agbiz.

03.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


Agribusinesses slow to implement AgriBEE codes

Almost half of the 21 agribusinesses surveyed by Agbiz recently are not compliant with current AgriBEE codes.

02.05.2014 / Agbiz in the news


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