Entries by Michelle la Cock

AFGRI joins the GAA Alliance

Thursday, September 15, 2016 – Thirty-six leading agri-business companies have today launched the Global Agri-business Alliance (GAA) in Singapore. Their aim is to collectively tackle the major environmental and social challenges facing agricultural supply chains and rural communities across the world. Announced at the Building Sustainable Futures Forum sponsored by Olam International, the newly-formed GAA […]

AFGRI commits to ongoing help for drought-stricken farmers during 2016

The severe drought driven by El Nino continues to grip South Africa. Centurion, 21 January 2016 – AFGRI, a  leading agricultural solutions and food processing company, is offering additional assistance to the nation’s beleaguered farmers, both commercial and emerging. Included are AFGRI’s existing farmers as well as the small-scale farmers that form part of AFGRI’s […]

AFGRI assists clients to excel

2 December 2015, Centurion – AFGRI, the leading agricultural services and processing company is proud to be a part of CS Puttergill & Sons success at the recently held Sandringham Livestock Expo in Stellenbosch, achieving no less than six prestigious awards including: Reserve Grand Champion 2015 – Goldwyn Mitsy 9092 Grand Champion Holstein 2015 – […]

Exciting new finance solution for emerging farmers and Agric Part-time contractors

John Deere Financial, Zanaco, Zambia National Farmers Union and AFGRI closed an alliance which is marked as a milestone in Zambia enabling access to finance for emerging famers. John Deere Financial has been introduced as a dedicated solution to meet the finance needs of emerging farmers for the acquisition of John Deere equipment. This collaboration […]

Innovative Partnerships Stimulate Investment in Small Scale Agribusiness

When the tractor at AA Ataqwaah Enterprise broke down for the last time in 2011, Managing Director Abdulazziz Munkaila did not know how he was going to accommodate the 50 farmers around Zabzugu District in Northern Ghana who depended on his services to prepare their farmlands for planting. He had tried to access mechanization services from other providers, but they proved […]

Matfield returns at lock and captain for Vodacom Bulls

  The most capped South African Vodacom Super Rugby player ever, Victor Matfield, is back at the helm of the Vodacom Bulls when they take on the Emirates Lions at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Matfield, who last captained the Vodacom Bulls in the opening round of the competition, will return at lock following successful knee […]

Vodacom Bulls Fitness Report – presented by Medihelp

Springboks back for Bulls Incumbent Springboks Adriaan Strauss, Jan Serfontein and Handré Pollard is fit again and will be considered for Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Cell C Sharks in Durban. According to Vodacom Bulls team doctor Org Strauss, all three are ready to travel to the East Coast, along with Lappies Labuschagne, […]