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News archive - October-2016

South Africa could harvest the second biggest maize crop on record

South Africa is set to harvest the second biggest maize crop on record. This comes after the National Crop Estimate Committee revised up its forecast by 3% from the previous one to 14.32 million tonnes.
- Wandile Sihlobo

28.03.2017 / News

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Food inflation to simmer down to single digits

SA’s unusually high food price inflation was expected to drop to single digits for the first time in a year, economists predicted. The downward trend is expected to continue despite another drought being forecast for later in 2017.
- Supermarket and Retailer

22.03.2017 / Agbiz in the news

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Land reform clarity will help advance the agricultural sector

The optimism and desired growth in the agricultural sector could be short lived if South Africa delays in endorsing a unified and responsible policy stance.
- www.huffingtonpost.co.za

21.03.2017 / Agbiz in the news

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Government aims to ban foreigners from buying land

Government wants to ban foreigners from buying agricultural land.  Arabile Gumede (The Money Show) interviewed Theo Boshoff (Manager: Legal Intelligence at Agricultural Business Chamber).  Listen to the interview in the audio below: 
http://www.702.co.za/articles/249048/government-aims-to-ban-foreigners-from-owning-land

 

20.03.2017 / Agbiz in the news

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The great compensation debate; are we moving away from a universally accepted human rights culture?

Amid recent calls to amend property clause in constitution to allow expropriation of farmland without compensation, one cannot help but wonder whether original purpose of provision is not being lost amongst political rhetoric... 
- Theo Boshoff, Manager: Legal Intelligence, Agbiz

09.03.2017 / Agbiz in the news

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