Monthly Archives: January 2016

Will southern Africa cope with the current drought?

by Tinashe Kapuya, Head: International Trade and Investment Intelligence, Agbiz on Jan 21st, 2016|

The beginning of 2016 saw heightened concerns around the erratic rainfall distribution, with all previous maize projections being revised downwards to “severe” and “disaster” scenarios. Many fear that southern Africa may be on the brink of the worst drought […]

Agbiz Outlook 2016

by Dr John Purchase, Lindie Stroebel and Tinashe Kapuya on Jan 8th, 2016|

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 […]