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1210, 2018

Argentina: Increased lemon exports to Russia

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"The season has been similar in terms of total volumes exported compared to last season. However, the weather has made the season quite unsure. We experienced a warm fall, followed by lots of rain and [...]

1210, 2018

Dept of Labour to invest R800m in agriculture

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The Department of Labour has announced its intention to invest R800 million in agriculture and related business over the next year. The announcement of the investment comes on the heels of commitments made by social [...]

810, 2018

China to train African scientists as part of $60-billion funding

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on China to train African scientists as part of $60-billion funding

China wants to train Africa’s next generation of scientists. Its goal is to improve African science in fields from agriculture and climate change to quantum physics and artificial intelligence. The training is one element of [...]

810, 2018

Full list of Prestige Agri Awards regional winners

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After months of criss-crossing the province, looking for the Western Cape’s best agri-workers, all 16 regional winners have now been chosen. The competition, sponsored by Shoprite since 2012, aims to recognise the hard work and [...]

810, 2018

Qatar to achieve self-sufficiency in fruit & veg within a year

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Qatar is expected to achieve 100 percent self-sufficiency in terms of the production of the most popular fruits and vegetables soon, as the country’s largest greenhouse facility is likely to be operational by next year. [...]

810, 2018

Chinese & Vietnamese markets open to Murcian table grapes

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The table grapes of the Region of Murcia, which is one of the largest producers in Spain, may enter China and Vietnam next year, according to the forecasts of the Council of Agriculture, which has [...]