• Black farmers have acknowledged that more effort and support was desperately needed from the government to increase their participation in the agricultural sector, but said land expropriation without compensation was not the answer

  • Billionaire businessman Dr Patrice Motsepe says there are high-level discussions with, amongst others, the Motsepe Foundation and banks to launch a multi-billion rand fund focused on agriculture, farming and related industries.

  • The family farmer organisation Saai is shocked over and condemns the blatant racial discrimination in the Western Cape Provincial Government’s COVID-19 disaster assistance which will only be allocated to black farmers

  • I started writing for Business Day regularly in 2016. My intention at the time was to ensure that the developments in the SA agricultural economics don’t go unnoticed, especially events with broader implications on food prices, jobs, broader sustainability and growth of the agricultural sector.

  • Africa has the ability to produce enough food to feed its population and beyond, and develop agribusiness that would offer decent employment to youth. This observation was made by different pan-Africanists, calling for the development of the entire agriculture value chain.


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