Agri SA

Minimum wage increase a threat to food security

Agri SA is alarmed by the announcement of a 9,6% increase in the national minimum wage.  Any increase in costs will further strain already hard-pressed farmers. As the sector battles to...

22 Feb 2023 · 2 min read

Floods: State of disaster must accelerate relief funding and rebuilding of critical infrastructure

Agri SA welcomes the declaration of a state of disaster addressing the damage caused by floods in the Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Free State, and North Wes...

15 Feb 2023 · 2 min read

Action by DALRRD required to prevent another record-breaking locust outbreak in 2023

Agri SA is extremely concerned that the 2022/2023 summer season will lead to an even greater locust outbreak if no proactive measures are taken now. South Africa will likely experience f...

31 Oct 2022 · 2 min read

MTBPS: Agricultural sector needs tax relief and infrastructure investment

Agri SA is hopeful that the Midterm Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) will outline critical measures to support the agricultural sector amid a number of crises that threaten the sector’s...

25 Oct 2022 · 3 min read

Market access woes worsen with Namibia, Botswana bans on SA vegetables

Agri SA has written to Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development Thoko Didiza to request her urgent intervention after Botswana and Namibia took unilateral action to bl...

19 Aug 2022 · 3 min read
Go to Top