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Proudly South African Local Wine expo

Proudly SA Wine Expo The inaugural Proudly SA Wine Seminar hosted in conjunction with Wine ARC, got to the right tone. Retailers and liquor traders’ participation, signalled the importance of supporting local wine brands.
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I4Policy Seminar Presentation

On 13 July, the NAMC facilitated a workshop on Innovation Public Policy. The seminar was delivered by Eva Sow Ebion, Co Founder of Innovation for Policy Foundation. A fundamental question, can government, academia, business and community co create a mutual policy?

Potatoes Smallholder Farmers Development Support Facilitation

On 30 June 2022, Potato SA together with the KZN Provincial and Local Departments of Agriculture had organized a demonstration of basic steps of planting potatoes and conducted information session and provided certified seed to the farmers, as part of the NAMC’s multi-stakeholder interventions to help farmers meet their supply target for the identified markets.

Success Case Study; Mphaila Irrigation Scheme

24 June 2022 Precious Nengwekhulu presented on Machine Learning for Earth Observation (ML4EO) under the topic “Business Models, Insurance and Investments” Mphaila irrigation scheme case study. The presentation was aimed at learning about the model used at Ha-Mphaila Irrigation Scheme and the success stories.

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CEO’s Desk - AAMP receives support

As we countdown to the end of 2021, the NAMC reflects on its contribution to its core mandate of providing marketing advisory services to the Minister and the sector stakeholders. The NAMC played an instrumental technical role in assessing the impact of the July unrest to the economy and food systems.

Mohair Empowerment Report

The Trust is currently running 8 development projects involving a total of ± 4500 goats. Small medium mohair farmers produced over 13 592 80 KGS

CGA Newsletter

“Currently, the CGA represents 1 400 growers across South Africa, Zimbabwe and Eswatini who collectively shipped 161 million cartons of fruit to global markets in 2021, sustaining 130 000 jobs and bringing in R25 billion in export revenue annually”

Cotton Outlook

Cotton SA May Newsletter, provides a market outlook on the cotton industry. Due to the ongoing Russia/Ukraine Conflict, the local industry would not be severely affected, as little trade exists between South Africa and Ukraine in respect of textiles and clothing. In terms of local cotton estimates, the outlook for the remaining hectares remained increasingly weather dependent.

Events
Podcast
  • Mbali Nwoko chats to Dr Sifiso Ntombela on the Development and structure reforms in agriculture.

  • Gugu Mhlungu speaks to Agricultural economist with Thabile Nkunjana(NAMC) on how global events affects food security.

  • Thabile Nkunjana agricultural economist(NAMC), South Africa imports about 80% of its fertiliser

  • Mandy Wiener from 702 radio chats to NAMC Chief Economist, Sifiso Ntombela

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    Cassava Conference, Tzaneen 2022

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    Dr Sifiso Ntombela

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    Dr Simphiwe Ngqangweni

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    Cassava Inception Workshop

Latest Research & Publications

Trade Probe Issue 89: May 2022
2022-08-11 21:06:49
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Market Intelligence Report – June 2022
2022-08-11 19:52:25
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Market Intelligence Report – May 2022
2022-08-11 19:44:13
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Smallholder Market Access Estimates June 22
2022-08-02 11:28:37
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South African Supply and Demand Estimates. 29 July 2022
2022-07-29 14:06:27
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Food Basket Price Monthly July 2022
2022-07-29 08:52:44
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I4Policy Seminar Presentation
2022-07-25 13:48:36
5.92 MB View Document
NAMC MINISTERIAL TRUSTEES INDUCTION REPORT
2022-07-22 20:34:04
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News

Proudly South African Local Wine expo

Proudly SA Wine Expo The inaugural Proudly SA Wine Seminar hosted in conjunction with Wine ARC, got to the right tone. Retailers and liquor traders’ participation, signalled the importance of supporting local wine brands.
, ,

I4Policy Seminar Presentation

On 13 July, the NAMC facilitated a workshop on Innovation Public Policy. The seminar was delivered by Eva Sow Ebion, Co Founder of Innovation for Policy Foundation. A fundamental question, can government, academia, business and community co create a mutual policy?

Potatoes Smallholder Farmers Development Support Facilitation

On 30 June 2022, Potato SA together with the KZN Provincial and Local Departments of Agriculture had organized a demonstration of basic steps of planting potatoes and conducted information session and provided certified seed to the farmers, as part of the NAMC’s multi-stakeholder interventions to help farmers meet their supply target for the identified markets.

Success Case Study; Mphaila Irrigation Scheme

24 June 2022 Precious Nengwekhulu presented on Machine Learning for Earth Observation (ML4EO) under the topic “Business Models, Insurance and Investments” Mphaila irrigation scheme case study. The presentation was aimed at learning about the model used at Ha-Mphaila Irrigation Scheme and the success stories.

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Latest Research & Publications

Trade Probe Issue 89: May 2022
2022-08-11 21:06:49
2.54 MB View Document
Market Intelligence Report – June 2022
2022-08-11 19:52:25
461.97 KB View Document
Market Intelligence Report – May 2022
2022-08-11 19:44:13
467.43 KB View Document
Smallholder Market Access Estimates June 22
2022-08-02 11:28:37
1.59 MB View Document
South African Supply and Demand Estimates. 29 July 2022
2022-07-29 14:06:27
778.10 KB View Document
Food Basket Price Monthly July 2022
2022-07-29 08:52:44
726.90 KB View Document
I4Policy Seminar Presentation
2022-07-25 13:48:36
5.92 MB View Document
NAMC MINISTERIAL TRUSTEES INDUCTION REPORT
2022-07-22 20:34:04
666.38 KB View Document

Agribusiness

The Agribusiness Development Division (ADD) of the NAMC was established in 2006 to collaborate with various institutions both nationally and internationally.

Agricultural Trusts

The Agricultural Trusts Division was established to manage and coordinate the communication process between the Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Agricultural Industry Trusts.

Research

This portal is a showcase of recent economic research output published at least quarterly by the NAMC.

Statutory Measures

The purpose of the Statutory Measures Division is to facilitate the process to implement statutory measures in order to promote the efficiency of the marketing of agricultural products.

Research

Report is published by the South African Grain and Oilseeds Supply and Demand Estimates Committee, which was established in 2012

Statutory Measures

The purpose of the Statutory Measures Division is to facilitate the process to implement statutory measures in order to promote the efficiency of the marketing of agricultural products.
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Agribusiness

The Agribusiness Development Division (ADD) of the NAMC was established in 2006 to collaborate with various institutions both nationally and internationally.
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Agricultural Trusts

The Agricultural Trusts Division was established to manage and coordinate the communication process between the Minister for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development and Agricultural Industry Trusts.
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Current Initiatives

Y Agriculture

The Youth-Agriculture programme dubbed Y-Agriculture was developed in 2014 to enhance the agriculture sector’s corporate career offerings and to promote skills development.

SIP 11

SIP stands for Strategic Integrated Project and there are 18 of these projects, all of which are under the Presidency-initiated and coordinated National Infrastructure Plan.

Branding SA Agriculture

This is an initiative coordinated by the NAMC with the support of the agricultural CEO’s forum.
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