Fresh Plaza News

23 October 2018 – Agricultural sector bullish about its role in South African economic recovery. Read more…


South Africa: New partnership to bring agri growth

18 October 2018 – One of the key economic drivers and objectives of the South African fruit and wine industries is to transform the agri-landscape in a sustainable manner by focusing on primary agriculture as well as the entire value chain – upstream and downstream. Read more…


EU ready to offer UK ‘super-charged’ free-trade deal

12 October 2018 – The European Union is set to offer the U.K. a free-trade deal deeper than any agreement that’s gone before, but will reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s demand for “frictionless trade,” according to EU diplomats. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

8 October 2018 – Statistics South Africa to conduct census of commercial agriculture. Read more…


Rural land reform effects

3 October 2018 – ‘Small-scale South African farmers should be the key beneficiaries’. Read more…


Making African agriculture more attractive for investors

1 October 2018 – While global population growth slows, Africa’s population is set to double over the next three decades, reaching around 2.2bn people by 2050. Read more…


South Africa: Economic stimulus plan

21 September 2018 – The economic stimulus and recovery plan announced by president Ramaphosa in Pretoria today will focus on the reprioritization of spending on activities that will have the greatest impact on economic growth, domestic demand and job creation.


California wine among $60 billion in US goods hit by new China tariffs

20 September 2018 – China is tacking $60 billion in additional tariffs on U.S. goods, intensifying the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Read more…


FAO targets agriculture investments to end hunger In Africa

30 Augustus 2018 – The African Development Bank and the FAO have agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at catalysing agriculture sector investments in Africa to end hunger and malnutrition and increase prosperity throughout the continent. Read more…