Tag: Agriculture

tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

10 Dec 20  News
National Agricultural sector contribution to South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (NAMC) South Africa’s economy bounced back in the third quarter (July to September) ...
Customs enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs) in the European Union – a short briefing on the recent EU action on the importation of blueberries from South Africa

Customs enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs) in the European Union – a short briefing on the recent EU action on the importation of blueberries from South Africa

11 Nov 20  Blog
In the European Union (EU), customs enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRS) takes place in terms of Regulation (EU) No. 608/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Co...
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11 Nov 20  News
National Agri sector predicted to show positive growth (IOL) Although the agriculture sector was expected to show positive growth next year, the Agribusiness Business Chamber (Ag...
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tralac Daily News

04 Nov 20  News
National Cheap imports sour SA’s sweet silver lining (IOL) When President Cyril Ramaphosa, presenting the government’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan to Parliament...
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20 Oct 20  News
National South Africa’s track record bodes ill for investment drive (IOL) South Africa will be hard pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion ($61 billion) of ...
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30 Sep 20  News
National news Commitment made to reduce food waste (TimesLIVE) “Ultimately, the CGCSA is advocating for legislation to make it possible for surplus food, which is still safe fo...
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23 Sep 20  News
National news Retail trade confidence edged up in Q3 – Bureau for Economic Research (Business Report) The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) on Monday said that retail trade co...
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tralac Daily News

09 Sep 20  News
National news South Africa’s GDP tanks 51% in the second quarter (BusinessTech) South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) dropped by a massive 51% in the second quarter of ...
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tralac Daily News

08 Sep 20  News
National news Remarks by Minister Ebrahim Patel at the Global Industrial and Manufacturing Summit, Video Recording, 4 September 2020 Covid-19 caused disruptions to supply-lines o...
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tralac Daily News

07 Sep 20  News
National news Covid wave brings second quarter slide (The Mail & Guardian) South Africans should brace themselves for a further slump in the economy, as gross domestic produc...
WTO issues new report regarding impact of COVID-19 crisis on agricultural trade

WTO issues new report regarding impact of COVID-19 crisis on agricultural trade

28 Aug 20  News
The WTO Secretariat has published a new information note examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on world agricultural trade. The paper notes that agricultural trade has far...
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27 Aug 20  News
National news Cyril Ramaphosa calls publishing of full list of Covid-19 government contracts a ‘historic moment’ (IOL) President Cyril Ramaphosa called the online publication...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Jul 20  News
The UN Secretary‑General António Guterres has announced the appointment of Ms Cristina Duarte of Cabo Verde as his Special Adviser on Africa. The AU has advertised the position...
Challenges for the youth entrepreneurs in agriculture

Challenges for the youth entrepreneurs in agriculture

03 Jul 20  Blog
We need action now for a better future not only for us but for generations to come. That is what sustainable development requires. It is time for future leaders to be mindful of th...
WTO: African Group Statement on the Implications of COVID-19

WTO: African Group Statement on the Implications of COVID-19

26 Jun 20  News
Introduction COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis of our time – the worst global health crisis in 100 years. It threatens to disproportionately affect developing and least develo...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

04 May 20  News
The Bureau of the Council of Ministers of the AfCFTA will convene a virtual meeting on Wednesday to discuss AfCFTA implementation issues and a trade response to COVID-19. Senior of...
Monitoring Regional Integration Yearbook 2019/20: Agriculture and food security in Africa

Monitoring Regional Integration Yearbook 2019/20: Agriculture and food security in Africa

30 Apr 20  Publications
If there is one thing which the current Covid-19 pandemic has done, it is to highlight the issue of food insecurity on the African continent and illustrate the interdependence of f...
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22 Apr 20  News
Erastus Mwencha, Tom Pengelly: The UK must do all it can to keep trade out of Africa flowing (tralac, The Telegraph) Covid-19 has now spread to all corners of Africa and, as the r...
COVID-19: FAO and African Union commit to safeguarding food security amid crisis

COVID-19: FAO and African Union commit to safeguarding food security amid crisis

17 Apr 20  News
Regional body and UN agency join forces to minimize lockdown’s impact on continent where one in five goes hungry The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO...
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17 Apr 20  News
AU-FAO ministerial meeting on the impacts of COVID-19 on food security in Africa Co-convened, yesterday, by the FAO Director-General and the Chair of the AU STC on Agriculture, Ru...