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22 May 24  News
EU carbon levy: SA heads for clash with bloc (Daily Maverick) The EU insists that its plan to put a price on the carbon emissions of some imports from 2026 is intended purely to c...
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08 May 24  News
Agbiz hopes for more SA agricultural exports with the BRICS+ nations (IOL) The Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) has said that while BRICS+ remained a political grouping with ...
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07 May 24  News
Patel believes industrialist policy needs continued investment to yield full potential (Engineering News) Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has called for rap...
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30 Apr 24  News
South Africa: Trade statistics for March 2024 (SARS) South Africa recorded a preliminary trade balance surplus of R7.3 billion in March 2024. This surplus was attributable to expo...
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29 Apr 24  News
NCOP approves Climate Change Bill (Engineering News) The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Climate Change Bill. “The Climate Change Bill will provide th...
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22 Apr 24  News
South Africa calls for greater engagement with Turkish businesses (Daily Sabah) Top South African trade official emphasized Monday the vital importance of bilateral trade relation...
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19 Apr 24  News
Patel welcomes VW’s R4 billion investment in SA (SAnews) Volkswagen South Africa’s (VWSA) investment of R4 billion in their assembly plant in Kariega, in the Eastern Cape, has...
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02 Apr 24  News
Trade Statistics for February 2024 (South African Revenue Service) South Africa recorded a preliminary trade balance surplus of R14.0 billion in February 2024. This surplus is att...
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28 Mar 24  News
Full Quarterly Bulletin - No 311 (South African Reserve Bank) The real gross value added (GVA) by the primary sector contracted further in the fourth quarter of 2023 due to a furt...
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26 Mar 24  News
Protectionism and shipping disruptions threaten agri trade (Farmer’s Weekly) Solid business partnerships will become increasingly important to navigate market threats, according...
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25 Mar 24  News
Call to transform the biodiversity sector (SAnews) Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Barbara Creecy has called for the urgent transformation of the biodiversity ...
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13 Mar 24  News
Scorching heat raises SA food inflation risk (The Herald) Dryer and hotter-than-usual weather across South Africa’s main summer crop growing regions is hurting the outlook for t...
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11 Mar 24  News
Infrastructure finance expert commends incoming amendments to PPP framework (Engineering News) As government garners public comment on key proposed amendments to legislation gover...
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06 Mar 24  News
Automotive demand for platinum expected to hit seven-year high this year (Engineering News) This year could potentially turn out to be quite an interesting year for platinum as a ...
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13 Feb 24  News
Upcoming events: 37th African Union Summit Theme of the year: “Africa fit for the 21st century: building resilient education systems for increased access to inclusive, qual...
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08 Feb 24  News
Infrastructure deficit continues to hold back African mining (African Business) These are interesting times for the African mining industry. Interest in the continent’s critical...
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05 Feb 24  News
Transnet says rail volumes recovered slightly in the last quarter of 2023 (Engineering News) Transnet says it has witnessed signs of recovery on the North Corridor, which was able...
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23 Jan 24  News
Sustaining growth for South Africa’s vibrant fintech industry (Daily Maverick) Fintech enterprises frequently leverage cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence, bl...
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22 Jan 24  News
South Africa must build renewable energy momentum, and then move on to other sectors (Engineering News) The rapid pace at which South Africa is building renewable energy projects,...
Should farmers in western Kenya still be growing sugarcane?

Should farmers in western Kenya still be growing sugarcane?

18 Dec 23  Blog
Sugarcane farming and processing has been the primary economic activity in western Kenya, since the 1970s when government started promoting the expansion and commercialisation of t...

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