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2nd Jul 2020

The role of fresh water in a bank’s lending process

Friday 19 June 2020 saw a number of agri- and aqua-cultural sector experts, farmers and “water warriors” come together to participate in the Agri Gauteng Young Farmer Webinar in conjunction with Grobank.
13th May 2020

eSusFarm®: Food-to-fork smallholder empowerment

The need for both agricultural and financial technology to track, monitor and provide statistical data to the entire agri-value chain, from farm to fork, is one that has long called for a response.
22nd Apr 2020

Transforming food systems beyond Covid-19 – webinar recording

In case you missed it: On Thursday 16 April, over 1300 small-scale farmers and other agriculturists from across South Africa logged on to the free webinar, “We shall overcome: South African agriculture beyond Covid-19”.
31st Mar 2020

What does the recent downgrade to sub-investment grade mean for SA agriculture?

On 27 March 2020, Moody’s downgraded South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to sub-investment grade and placed a negative outlook on the rating. The key drivers for […]
20th Feb 2020
Africa Agri Tech Day 3

Africa Agri Tech Day 3

And that’s a wrap! Africa Agri Tech Day 3 reminds us that our quest for food security requires a holistic, long-term approach that needs to start today.
19th Feb 2020
Africa Agri Tech Day 2

Africa Agri Tech Day 2

Data, data, data – the devil’s in the details. If Day 1 of Africa Agri Tech set the scene of the role technology plays in farming, Day 2 ploughed into the details.
18th Feb 2020
Africa Agri Tech Day 1

Africa Agri Tech Day 1

An approach that emphasises partnership and collaboration will see technology-driven farming reap financial and sustainability benefits.
21st Jan 2020

Financial planning and financing in the agri sector

By Bennie Van Rooy, CEO of Grobank While the agriculture sector contributes just 2.5% to South Africa’s total gross domestic product, it is a sector that […]
26th Sep 2019

Opportunities abound for SA’s job-intensive agricultural sector

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