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Best wishes from Agbiz for a challenging 2015

by Dr John Purchase on Jan 8th, 2015|

In a rapidly changing world, where modern communication connects billions across the world and creates the potential for unprecedented growth and development, there is also an increasing threat against civil liberties of freedom of expression, freedom of association, freedom […]

Profitable partners or partners facing painful problems?

by Derick van der Walt on Jul 9th, 2014|

To share 50% of your worldly possessions with your farm workers, especially those who have been at your side for many years, seems a noble idea.

After all, they have been there for you through the droughts, the floods, that […]

The mealie, the ballot-box and Marie Antoinette

by Derick van der Walt on Apr 6th, 2014|

That Marie Antoinette’s head eventually landed on the chopping block in 1789, because an angry mass stormed the Bastille on empty stomachs, is regarded by historians more as fiction than fact. Throughout history, however, governments learnt the hard way […]