The National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) extend its well-wishes to the newly elected management committee (MANCOM) of the Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA).
The newly elected MANCOM Members were elected at the joint 7th African Conference of Agricultural Economists and 60th Annual AEASA Conference, which was held in Durban, South Africa from 18-21 September 2023. The theme of this year’s conference was: “Through Crisis: Building Resilient Agri-Food Systems in Africa”.
AEASA is a professional association that promotes the interests and development of agricultural economists in South Africa and across the Continent. NAMC and AEASA have a long-standing partnership in various initiatives and NAMC also previously served as the association’s secretariat.
The new management committee of AEASA was elected on 19 September during AEASA Annual General Meeting.
Below are the members who have been elected to the Management Committee of the association:
- Dr Sifiso Ntombela, from the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, was elected the President of the Committee.
- Prof Jan Hlongwane, from University of Limpopo, was elected the Vice President of the Committee.
- Dr Manana Mamabolo, from the Agricultural Research Council, was elected the additional member of the Committee.
NAMC has confidence that the newly elected members of the AEASA Management Committee will continue to uphold the vision and mission of the association, and to provide leadership and guidance to its members and stakeholders.