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#AgriMarkets: Brexit risks in SA agriculture now minimal

The news cycle has been mainly centred around Brexit this past week as talks between the United Kingdom and European Union culminated...

EU poultry meat production at record high

Poultry production in the European Union has risen by one quarter in the past eight years in the face of growing consumer demand. Latest figures...

EC/African task force makes recommendations on African rural development

A European Commission (EC) task force, including a researcher from the South African Centre of Excellence in Food Security (CoE-FS), has released its recommendations...

SA’s footprint in international markets must grow

Mike Mlengana, director-general of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), recently spoke at a workshop of the Delegation of the European Union...

EU supports smallholder agri-businesses in rural Africa

Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, was in Rome for the launch of the new Agri-Business Capital (ABC) Fund, which will help...

Organic farming opportunities for black farmers

The EU delegation to South Africa and the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) recently held a workshop at the Cape Town International...

Chicken imports hit a new high

Chicken imports reached a record high in 2018, according to an imports report drawn up by the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) based on...

EU remains aggressive on CBS, despite SA Citrus efforts

Despite one of the best seasons on record in terms of mitigating the risk of citrus black spot (CBS) symptoms on fruit arriving at European...

EU eyes free trade pact with Africa

According to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union (EU) should offer a free trade agreement to the whole of Africa, as well...

Gene editing ruling harms EU pig breeding

The European Court of Justice decided last July that the gene editing technique CRISPR should be seen and treated as genetic modification. CRISPR is...