Tag Archive | agriculture

BEE scheme bucks the trend in agriculture

New entrants in the agricultural sector find it hard to survive, especially when they are previously disadvantaged individuals.  That is not the case with a Western Cape based citrus project in Upper Olifants River Valley near Citrusdal. Cedar Citrus (Pty) Ltd a BEE citrus export company established in 1999 with the assistance of a start-up […]

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Africa expects deal on agriculture at COP 17

Pretoria – African negotiators at the upcoming COP 17 in Durban should push for a binding and responsible climate deal on agriculture. Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) CEO, Dr Lindiwe Sibanda, said African negotiators should make it their priority to secure a deal that will promote food security for climate change […]

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Global uncertainty impacts SA: Gordhan

Pretoria – Global growth uncertainties create a hesitant climate for South Africa, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. This follows weak global economic growth and various issues in Europe, the US and Japan, among others. “The prospects for global growth seem dimmer all the time. This kind of uncertain outlook creates a hesitant climate, even for […]

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