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Africa embraces the challenge of climate change to usher in a new agricultural era

As climate change sweeps across the globe, unleashing extreme weather events, Africa being a continent where economies are dominated by agricultural activities, finds itself at a crossro...

24 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

Water power moves into the Agric frontline as farmers fight load-shedding

The power battle for Agribusiness in South Africa is moving from coal to water, with more farmers investing in hydroelectric plants to keep their farms running to meet the nation’s foo...

8 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Standard Bank targets smart agricultural finance: Building a sustainable foundation for African food security and future global supply

With agriculture accounting for 75% of Africa’s trade, 70% of its employment and over 20% of the continent’s GDP, it is critical for Africa’s farmers to understand how climate chan...

7 Jun 2023 · 5 min read

Standard Bank partners with UFS and the Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to enable black farmers

Standard Bank has partnered with the University of Free State (UFS) and the Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to contribute towards a more sustainable agricultur...

31 May 2023 · 4 min read

Embracing agritech solutions for a more resilient agricultural sector

A showcase of the newest trends and technologies is Standard Bank’s promise to NAMPO visitors at the 55th annual presentation of the Harvest Day, taking place from 16 – 19 May 2023. ...

15 May 2023 · 3 min read

Farmers: Understand your business risks

Farmers face various uncertainties that can put their agribusinesses at risk if they are not well prepared. Every day, you make decisions that impact on your farming operations, but you ...

11 May 2022 · 4 min read
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