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JADAFA is a joint partnership between the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the agribusiness sector in South Africa. JADAFA aims to promote agricultural trade and agro-industrial investment partnerships in Africa.  The strategic focus of JADAFA is to provide information on African agricultural markets.  This information is meant to guide agribusinesses and government in the facilitation of engagements with stakeholders in target countries.
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Zimbabwe raises its tariffs on agricultural imports
South African exports into Zimbabwe have, since January 1st 2014, been facing a higher tariffs after the Minister of Finance and Economic Development approved new regulations that have seen most agricultural products being charged duties that are at MFN levels.  
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                Latest Country Profile: Mauritius
The total land mass of Mauritius amounts to approximately 2030 km2; of which 17.3% is forested while approximately 43.8% is used for agricultural production (see Figure 2 below). To a large extent, the economy rests on the sugar industry, and approximately 90% of cultivated land area is planted to sugar cane.
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Draft Employment Equity Regulations for public comment
The Department of Labour issued the Draft Employment Equity Regulations for public comment on 28 February 2014.  The Employment Equity Regulations 2014 provides practical guidelines on how to implement EE law in the workplace. These regulations will have major impact on Agbiz members.
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Outcomes of the Bali Trade Negotiations
In a speech at the opening ceremony of the International Green Week in Berlin on 16th January 2014, the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş, said:[I am prepared to go a step further in] the framework of preferential partnership agreements with African countries. I am ready to propose to stop... Read more

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Stakeholder Meeting

13 March 2014

Dr John Purchase, Agbiz
Updates on Deliverables
Lulama Traub, BFAP
Leveraging JADAFA for trade in Investment in Africa
Tinashe Kapuya, Agbiz
Trade into Africa
Leon Pienaar: Western Cape Dept Agriculture
Changing Farm Structure and Demographics in East/Southern Africa - Implications for farmland investment
Thom Jayne, Michigan State University
Strategic partnership grand for SA agricultural companies investing in Africa
Craig Dunlop, USAID Trade Hub

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