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Thursday, February 20, 2020
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing

Africa’s big chance

Large infrastructure projects and an increase in intra-African trade could be the platforms to launch the continent into a new era of prosperity.

Agri-processing an ideal vehicle to drive economic growth in the Northern Cape

The agricultural sector plays a vital role in the broader economy of the Northern Cape, employing as it does about 45 000 people.

Blueberries for job creation

While the Western Cape has a lower unemployment rate than most regions, the problem is still acute. Blueberries may provide part of the answer.

South African sawmills are generating energy through co-generation

Mpumalanga has 40% of South Africa’s forestry resources. This presents an opportunity to exploit the sector’s byproducts in the biomass-to-energy field in an environmentally sound way.

Building a robust economy in Mpumalanga

Industrial Development Corporation Regional Manager Mashweu Matsiela explains how the IDC’s mandate helps to improve lives.

A 2020 vision of the agricultural sector in Limpopo

Limpopo’s fruits and vegetables form an important part of South Africa’s export basket and more than 45% of the annual turnover of the Johannesburg Fresh Produce Market originates in this fertile province.

Developing innovative solutions for a circular economy

Mondi South Africa is at the forefront of sustainable business practices. Viv McMenamin, CEO Mondi South Africa, explains: “It’s exciting to be playing a...

Biodiversity holds great potential for growth in the tourism industry

Between 2014 and 2018, Limpopo received more than 27.5-million domestic travellers and 8-million international tourists.

Inspiring Mondi people for long-term success

Leading the way in transformation and enterprise development.

The ELIDZ has attracted a number of new investors in 2019

Eastern Cape Business interview with Simphiwe Kondlo, CEO of the East London Industrial Development Zone.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Roll out of phase 2 of bulk earthworks at the Maluti-a-Phofung Special Economic Zone

Phase 2 will be a multi-year bulk earthworks project focusing on installing new bulk services and new road networks.

Commercial investment opportunities in high-intensity mixed-use precincts

A number of strategic opportunities are available where these high-intensity, mixed use precincts are being developed in the vicinity of Durban

Logistics Hub development seeks private sector investment partners

The project involves the development of a logistics hub in the town of De Aar that will incorporate a container terminal, agricultural warehouse and vehicle storage yard.

Featured Business Opportunities

Establish your business in Africa’s tech hub

Cape Town has established itself as a key technology hub in Africa with a number of major companies launching their head offices in the city.

Office and industrial space available in central South African province

There are opportunities to rent factory space at Free State Development Corporation properties in Botshabelo, Phuthaditjhaba and Industriqwa.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.