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On the agenda: #AGBIZcongress18

The 2018 Agbiz Congress is around the corner and registrations have now closed. The congress will be held on 7 June and 8 June...

Faster and fresher will drive global food demand

Food producers and processors in South Africa will benefit considerably when they analyse and interpret global consumer trends impacting food and agriculture and then...

FAO and ICA sign new strategic partnership

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and FAO renewed their partnership, paving the way for more joint efforts to enable smallholder and small-scale family farmers...

SA agricultural trade surplus increased in March 2018

Following the note released last month (April 2018), the total agricultural exports and imports for the first two months of 2018 were adjusted downward...

Report sounds alarm on soil pollution

Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to agricultural productivity, food safety, and human health, but far too little is known about the scale and...

Market overview for April 2018

Dr. Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist at the University of the Free State (UFS) gives his monthly market overview of agricultural commodity markets. Lees in Afrikaans.  Maize...

Gambia honours 10% budget allocation to ag

The speaker of the Gambian National Assembly has told members of West African bloc parliamentarians that the Adama Barrow government has honoured the promise...

Achievements of Future Farmers celebrated

The annual Future Farmers Day was recently held to celebrate the achievements of the young farmers graduating from The Future Farmers Foundation. Agricultural students,...

South Africa’s agricultural trade keeps momentum

In February 2018, South Africa’s cumulative agricultural exports were valued at R20.89 billion leading to a positive net trade of R3.736 billion. Agricultural exports...

Adversity drives innovation in agriculture

The United Nation’s 2018 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) partnership forum has issued a global call to action for private businesses and investors to...