ANC Policy Discussion Document for NGC: Perspectives on Agriculture and the Agro-Food System

by Dr John Purchase, Agbiz CEO on Sep 3rd, 2015|

In the week that Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) released the 2015 Quarter 2 GDP figures that indicated that the economy as a whole had contracted by 1.3%, and agriculture by a whopping 17.4%, the ANC released policy discussion […]

Practical finance plan may put land reform on track

by Derick van der Walt (Freelance for Agbiz) on Mar 31st, 2015|

Agbiz and The Banking Association South Africa (The Banking Association) model to finance land reform is currently in the spotlight. Will this be the answer to the many complex issues surrounding the financing of land reform in South […]

President Zuma’s SONA raises concerns for agriculture and agribusiness

by Dr John Purchase, Agbiz CEO on Feb 13th, 2015|

Last night President Zuma delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) amid much turmoil in Parliament, but more importantly also amid a country grappling with many challenges, issues and frustrations. In his address President Zuma made considerable reference […]