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  NUMBER 46
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Why Lagos might choose to buy tomatoes from southern Africa – rather than 90km away


In Lagos, it can be cheaper to source tomatoes from countries in southern Africa than from 90km outside of the city, according to Omri van Zyl, CEO of AgriSA. Why?
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Why are African food companies struggling to compete with foreign products?


Across the continent, rising incomes, urbanisation, the expansion of modern supermarkets, as well as changing consumer tastes and behaviour, have unlocked massive potential for processed food.
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Important wins were notched up for African agriculture in 2016


2016 was a big year for agriculture in Africa and one of the most important gains was the increased use of emerging technologies beyond the traditional use of mobile phones in agriculture.
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Business Opportunities

CFAM Technologies: Ready-to-eat Grain Snacks and/or Porridges Business Opportunities


Large lower-income groups have the unfulfilled need of an affordable food product that is highly nutritious and long-lasting to support not only child development, but also adults in need of nutritious food.
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Agrifeed Systems: Equipment for cost-effective animal feed production


South African-based Agrifeed Systems manufactures a full range of tested and proven feed processing systems that make the manufacturing of animal feed both labour saving and cost effective.
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Agricon: How the pelletising of livestock feeds can save
(and make) you money


South African-based Agricon Pelleting is a worldwide supplier of pelletising machinery and feed handling equipment for agri-processing and factories.
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Water & Irrigation

Flexipump: An irrigation pump designed for the developing world


The Flexipump is an incredibly simple water pump designed primarily for small scale farmers to better irrigate their crops.
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Aqua King: Water enhancing solutions for agriculture and food industries


Aqua King specialises in the sanitation of water and has treatment systems that have proven themselves over a wide variety of different applications in the agricultural and food industries.
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Jooste: Quality borehole cylinders and pumps for Africa


Jooste developed a borehole pump using a cylinder that delivered more water while using less power compared to the old brass cylinders.
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Poultry

Nkoko Chicken Houses – a business opportunity to raise and sell poultry


Kiki Agri's unique brand of chicken-houses, The Nkoko Chicken Houses, are available in three varieties.
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Company / Technology Focus

Government Subsidy Update for SA Industrialists and Entrepreneurs – February 2017


The South African government confirmed a total incentive budget of R9.6bn, of which R1.3bn has been earmarked for a re-modelled Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP).
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Unbeatable prices on new left and right-hand drive vehicles from Zansta7


Zansta7 Traders is a South African company affiliated with re-exporting new vehicles. These include passenger cars, SUV’s, pick-ups, busses, vans and trucks – all of which come at extremely attractive prices.
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Prefabricated building, installation and reticulation solutions for better African projects


Prefab Pro was established in 2011 to service the African and Asian markets with quality prefabricated structures and installation services.
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Mechanisation / Equipment

Swartland Spray Pumps


Swartland Spray Pumps import machines from Teyme, spare parts and fan units from Solteka, and shears and plant thinners from Arvipo.
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Imperial Isuzu Truck Centre: Setting new benchmarks and purchase trends within the truck market


Moving into this year, one of the key trends will be the inescapable price increases across all the brands represented in the truck and passenger car market.
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New Trend Manufacturing: trailers designed for ease of use and built to last


New Trend Manufacturing strive for the best and will never sell something that they are not prepared to buy themselves.
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Forestry not for those seeking a quick buck


Africa's untapped agribusiness potential is currently a big topic. However, one area within the sector that doesn't receive as much attention is commercial forestry.
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Timbery: Start a profitable sawmilling business


The recently launched Timbery M100 sawmill makes it even easier to start a profitable sawmilling business cutting timber for construction or resale purposes.
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Dairy

H&S: Learn how cost-savvy American farmers make a better feed for better animals


The H∓S 170 Grinder-Mixer (GM-170) offers the convenience, dependability and smoothness of hydraulically operated feed making on your farm.
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Top quality breeding material for profitable livestock projects in Africa


The Veterinary Import Export Authority (VIEA) solves all issues relating to the global import or export of live animals and products of animal origin.
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Afrivet: Africa's animal health specialists


When Dr Peter Oberem founded Afrivet Business Management in 2000 his vision was to create an animal health company that would provide for the unique needs of southern African farmers and animal owners.
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John Deere: New US-built 5M tractor range unveiled


Farmers in South Africa recently managed to get a sneak preview of the new John Deere 5M series tractors.
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John Deere – unlocking Africa's mechanisation potential


Africa is today a core market for John Deere with focused ambitions to unlock mechanisation potential in sub-Sahara Africa.
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Women struggle to secure land rights


Experts report that women in Africa contribute 70% of food production. Yet women often lack rights to land.
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Agribusiness Resources

Find the right candidate for the job – Agricultural Placements knows African agribusiness


South African-based agency Agricultural Placements specialises in finding and placing the right personnel for agricultural, agro-processing and other agribusiness companies and projects in Africa.
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Get smart with Agri4Africa DVDs and books


Agri4Africa has partnered with Kejafa Knowledge Works to make a number of practical resources available to African farmers, entrepreneurs, business people and other interested parties.
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Agribusiness Investment Opportunities


                                             
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