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Empowering Future Leaders in Grain Management

Empowering Future Leaders in Grain Management

Agbiz Grain, together with Senwes and Peritum Agri, celebrated the launch of the Grain Depot Manager Programme on Friday, 8 March. This collaborative effort, developed over four years, is a testamen.....

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Southern Africa's maize supplies will likely be tight in the 2023/24 season

Southern Africa's maize supplies will likely be tight in the 2023/24 season

I'm concerned about the Southern African region's maize supplies in the 2023/24 production season. With Zambia, the second largest maize producer in the area, after South Africa declared a drought .....

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is vital for expanding SA's agricultural exports

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is vital for expanding SA's agricultural exports

On February 26, we participated in South Africa-Saudia Arabia Agricultural Ministers engagements in Pretoria. The sessions focused on deepening trade, specifically in beef, sugar, and grains, and i.....

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Stating the obvious about South Africa’s 2023 summer crop harvest

Stating the obvious about South Africa’s 2023 summer crop harvest

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:107%; font-family:&quot;Gill Sans MT&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">Ok, folks, these figures don’t matter much for the outlook; our .....

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Great news for South Africa’s beef industry

Great news for South Africa’s beef industry

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:107%;font-family:&quot;Gill Sans MT&quot;,sans-serif; mso-ansi-language:EN-US">One positive bit of news I noticed this week is about South Afri.....

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National Water Amendment Bill published for comment

National Water Amendment Bill published for comment

Background The National Water Amendment Bill was published for public comment on 17 November 2023. The due date for written submissions is 16 January 2023.&nbsp;Objectives of the Bill The objectives o.....

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Wandile Sihlobo's Book Launch Event in Melville, Johannesburg

Wandile Sihlobo's Book Launch Event in Melville, Johannesburg

Agbiz Chief Economist, Wandile Sihlobo, played host to a significant event in Melville, Johannesburg - the book launch of his latest work, "A Country of Two Agricultures: The Disparities, the Challeng.....

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Global grain supplies remain solid

Global grain supplies remain solid

Two essential data releases in the global agricultural environment in the past two weeks painted a promising picture of global agricultural supplies and prices&nbsp; — the Food and Agriculture Organis.....

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Additional thoughts on El Niño impact on SA agriculture in 2023/24 season

Additional thoughts on El Niño impact on SA agriculture in 2023/24 season

The South African Weather Service released its Seasonal Climate Watch update highlighting that "the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is currently in an El Niño state and, according to the latest pr.....

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Insights on South Africa's consumer food price inflation data for February 2023 - a brief analysis

Insights on South Africa's consumer food price inflation data for February 2023 - a brief analysis

South Africa's consumer food price inflation accelerated mildly to 14% y/y in February 2023 from 13,8% in the previous month. The food product prices that increased notably were meat; milk, eggs and c.....

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