CRU's Africa Fertiliser Agribusiness Conference 2018 to promote investment, partnership and innovation

This year's CRU's Africa Fertiliser Agribusiness 2018 conference takes place between 24 and 26 September 2018...

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Could Zambia stimulate fresh produce trade in Africa?

The fresh produce industry in Zambia brims with opportunities for the development of modern fresh produce markets that can also stimulate cross-border trade-flow in the entire region...

2 days ago

Sustainable packaging solutions needed to reduce food waste, scale up trade in Africa

Food losses and waste are an enormous drain on natural resources. Roughly one-third of the annual food produced globally for human consumption is lost or wasted...

13 Sep 2018

FAO Food Price Index remains unchanged for August

FAO now forecasts global cereal production in 2018 to reach 2,587 million tonnes, a small upward revision from July but a three-year low and 2.4% below last year's record high level...

10 Sep 2018

MoU between Western Cape, Angola strengthen ties on business support services

CACIAAS met with Wesgro CEO Tim Harris to sign a Memorandum of Understanding - encouraging the sharing of business support services between Angola and the Western Cape...

7 Sep 2018

AFASA and DAFF must work together to help black farmers

The African Farmers' Association of South Africa and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries needed to collaborate to build on AFASA's work to support black farmers in accessing markets, land, water and energy...

6 Sep 2018

Qatar, South Africa trade rises by 70%

The trade volume between Qatar and South Africa has increased by 70% during the post-blockade period as a result of emerging market opportunities and strong bilateral relations...

6 Sep 2018

Growth and jobs in South Africa's agricultural sector

With NEDLAC's Jobs Summit fast-approaching, agriculture is once again back in the spotlight as one of the sectors that could potentially play a role in job creation...

By Wandile Sihlobo 5 Sep 2018

SA ag economy enters recession

After contracting by 33,6% quarter-over-quarter in the first quarter of this year, the South African agricultural economy entered technical recession in the second quarter following a further 29,2% q/q contraction...

5 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: Michelle Adelman hits the road running on food security in Africa

Michelle Adelman, founder of Crossover Meat and Infinite Foods shares why she chose a career in food security, the challenges she has faced and her message for women in business...

By Robin Fredericks 30 Aug 2018

Women at the forefront of sugarcane production in rural communities

While great strides have been made in making the sector more economically inclusive, sugarcane production is still a male dominated sector...

30 Aug 2018

DAFF celebrates women in agriculture, awards top female farmers

In honour of women in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), in celebration of Women's Month, announced the top female farmers during a ceremony held in the Eastern Cape.

28 Aug 2018

Africa well positioned to feed the world

Africa has all the ingredients to drive global agripreneurship. The continent has land and resources that are pivotal to meeting global food and agricultural needs...

By Heather Dugmore 27 Aug 2018

Report: South Africa's grim agricultural outlook

South African consumers are urged to buckle up for rising food prices...

24 Aug 2018

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