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Agricultural organisations commit to developing national strategy

By: Simone Liedtke     27th August 2018 The presidents of the African Farmers Association of South Africa (Afasa), the National African Farmers Union of South Africa (Nafu SA), Agri SA and the Transvaal Agricultural Union of South Africa (Tau-SA), as members of the Agri Sector Unity Forum (Asuf), on Monday declared their intent to work... 

R120m programme to support emerging fruit farmers in Western, Eastern Cape  

21st April 2016 The Western Cape province has, in partnership with the National Treasury and the deciduous fruit industry, established the Deciduous Fruit Development Chamber (DFDC) Commercialisation Programme, which will disburse R120-million in funding to emerging fruit farmers to grow their businesses to... 

Afasa eagerly awaiting biofuels position paper publication, ready to participate

By: Leandi Kolver     22nd April 2014 The African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) on Tuesday said it welcomed the announcement made by the Department of Energy that the final biofuels position paper would be published next month, stating that it was ready to meaningfully participate in the first phase of the biofuels... 

Small-scale local farm develops relationship with Nigerian food market

By: Pimani Baloyi     7th March 2014 Free State-based cattle, maize and orchard farm Makolobane Farmers Enterprises founder Pitso Sekhoto tells Engineering News that a four-day Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) business trip to Nigeria from December 2 and 6, has provided an opportunity for South African farmers to help develop... 


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