For us to know that we are doing the right thing by investing in timber plantations, we needed to have an assurance that the initiative is sustainable and, most importantly, commercially viable - without long-term state support
Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais 2 Jun 2017
Supporting fisheries, tourism, recreation, and thousands of jobs, a sustainable Benguela Current ecosystem is the lifeblood of the ocean economy on South Africa's West Coast
The MasterCard Foundation has committed a total of $38.3 million for programmes to improve productivity and market access for farmers in 11 African countries
Angola's sovereign wealth fund, Fundo Soberano de Angola, has committed to invest $180 million in a strategic deep sea port in Angola. This investment will create the first deep sea water port in Angola
Four of the 10 countries hammered hardest in 2015 by climate-boosted extreme weather are in Africa
The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events
Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
The forecast for the 2016/17 cropping season
Admire Ndhlovu 13 Sep 2016
Agribusiness TV is an internet television station which aims to inspire youth interest in farming in Burkina Faso and further afield in Africa
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
In July this year, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome projected a 17 percent decrease in cereal production across Southern Africa
Mandi Smallhorne 25 Aug 2015
The governments of South Africa and New Zealand will join forces to share their expertise on food safety systems for export with their counterparts in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.