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SA food price inflation continues to decelerate

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African agribusinesses optimistic about growth

Africa’s agribusiness sector is confident about its growth prospects in the short to medium terms despite widespread economic and political uncertainty. Most CEOs expect...

Top 12 major issues in agriculture

On 1 December the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) hosted the CEO Forum Meeting, to discuss each sector’s challenges and opportunities. John...

Ag not confident about business conditions

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Policy interventions essential to agricultural output

The world increasingly needs more food to meet the demand of a fast-growing population.  According to a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report, we...

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Afgri is re-entering the poultry business through its subsidiary Philafrica Foods in a 50-50 joint venture in northern Mozambique. Afgri divested itself of its...

NWK se nuwe finansiële beampte aangekondig

Nog ʼn sleutelpos in die nuwe uitvoerende bestuurspan van NWK is gevul met die aanstelling van Pieter Kleingeld (42) as hoof-finansiële beampte. Hy het...
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