Message from Agbiz CEO


In the Agbiz Outlook 2015, Agbiz stated that 2015 will provide for a challenging environment for agribusinesses and farmers due to subdued local economic growth prospects and constrained consumers, as well as weather, policy and labour uncertainty. This has proved to be true, but in as much as 2015 was challenging, 2016 will be far more so. In a deteriorating economic, social and political environment, as reflected by recent downgradings by investment rating agencies...
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SA Maize supplies

The effects of the South African drought continue to be felt with imports of white and yellow maize increasing steadily, to meet local and regional demand.  Will Southern Africa be able to source sufficient white maize supplies from the global market?

Agbiz Congress aims to unpack business environment

With South Africa at a major cross roads, or even a T-junction, it is crucial for agri businesses and roleplayers along the food value chain to understand the environment in which they are operating.  This is according to Agbiz CEO, John Purchase, who says this has been among the main criteria taken into account in structuring the programme for the agricultural business chambers’ forthcoming biennial Congress.
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Upcoming Events

  • 1 Jun 2016 - 3 Jun 2016
  • Agbiz Congress 2016
  • 19 Jun 2016 - 23 Jun 2016
  • IFAMA 26th Annual World Conference
Agbiz Congress-2016
IFAMA World Forum 2015

Agbiz Members

  • Absa AgriBusiness
  • Afgri Operations Ltd
  • Agri Expo
  • AFMA
  • Agrifusion
  • Agri Mega Group
  • Agrinet Ltd
  • Alltech (Pty) Ltd
  • AVCSA
  • Barloworld Handling Materials
  • BKB Ltd
  • Certisure
  • Citrus Growers Association
  • Durban Fresh Produce Market
  • East London Industrial Development Zone
  • Engen
  • Farmwise Grains (Pty) Ltd
  • FNB
  • Fraserburg Koöp Bpk
  • Fresh Produce Exporters' Forum (FPEF)
  • Grundfos (Pty) Ltd
  • GWK Limited
  • Highveld Egg Co-op Ltd
  • Hans Merensky Holdings
  • Humansdorpse Koöp Bpk Trading as The Co-op/Die Kooperasie
  • Industrial Development Corporation
  • Institute of Market Agents of SA (IMASA)
  • John Deere
  • Kimech Agri Tractor and Machinery CC
  • Kaap Agri Bedryf Ltd
  • KLK Landbou Bpk
  • Land Bank
  • Marsh Africa
  • Monsanto
  • Mosstrich Ltd
  • Mutual & Federal Agri
  • National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC)
  • Nedbank
  • Netafim
  • NWK Ltd
  • Obaro
  • Old Mutual
  • Overberg Agri Bedrywe (Edms) Bpk
  • OVK Operations Ltd
  • PwC South Africa
  • RCL Foods
  • SA Agri Academy
  • Sansor
  • Santam Agriculture
  • Senwes Ltd
  • Signa
  • Standard Bank Agriculture
  • SSK
  • Suidwes Agriculture Ltd
  • Sundays River Citrus Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Syngenta SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Talent Africa
  • Tiger Brands
  • Total SA
  • Tsala (Pty) Ltd
  • TWK Landbou Bpk
  • Two-a-Day Group