Profile

Agbiz is a voluntary, dynamic and influential association of agribusinesses operating in South and southern Africa. Agbiz's function is to ensure that agribusiness plays a constructive role in the country's economic growth, development and transformation, and to create an environment in which agribusinesses of all sizes and in all sectors can thrive, expand and be competitive.

The members of Agbiz are the core reason for existence of this association. As such the activities of Agbiz are directed at addressing the collective interests of the members and adding value to their business.

To this end:

  • Agbiz is the only organisation that serves the broader and common over-arching business interests of agribusinesses in South Africa.
  • Agbiz addresses the legislative and policy environment on the many fronts that it impacts on the agribusiness environment.
  • Agbiz facilitates considerable networking opportunities so that South African agribusinesses can play an active and creative role within the local and international organised business environment.

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Strategy & Values

Strategic Intent

The strategic intent of Agbiz is to advocate for and facilitate a favourable agribusiness environment in order for its members to perform competitively and sustainably.

Agbiz Culture & Values

Agbiz is an inclusive, voluntary association of agribusinesses that co-operates positively and acts dynamically, creatively and with integrity. The culture of Agbiz is to subscribe to the values of ethical business, accountability, leadership, trust, competence, quality service and excellent communication.

Core Strategic Objectives

  • Core objective 1: To promote agribusinesses and Agbiz as key stakeholders and role players in the South African economy.

  • Core objective 2: To influence the policy and legislative environment insofar as it affects agribusiness activities, by way of on-going and professional interaction with all relevant government institutions.

  • Core objective 3: To improve the commercial and sustainable agribusiness environment through liaison and co-operation with influential groupings within the business environment, both locally and internationally.

  • Core objective 4: To support B-BBEE, transformation and development of emerging agribusiness and other role players in the agro-food value chain.

  • Core objective 5: To create unique, relevant and accessible agribusiness intelligence to support Agbiz programmes.

Agbiz Members

  • Absa AgriBusiness
  • Afgri Operations Ltd
  • Afrivet
  • Agri Expo
  • AFMA
  • Agrifusion
  • Agri Mega Group
  • Alltech (Pty) Ltd
  • Association of Agritourism South Africa (AASA)
  • AVCASA
  • Barloworld Handling Materials
  • Bathopele
  • Beefmaster
  • 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)
  • 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
  • PMI SA
  • NWK Ltd
  • Obaro
  • Old Mutual
  • Overberg Agri Bedrywe (Edms) Bpk
  • OVK Operations Ltd
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred RSA (Pty) Ltd
  • PwC South Africa
  • Rovic Leers
  • SA Agri Academy
  • Saltcor
  • San Miguel Fruits SA
  • 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
  • Tsala (Pty) Ltd