NAMPO / Nation in Conversation: How does the youth see agriculture in South Africa?

  There can be no doubt that youth development and job creation are top of mind in South Africa currently, so this session at Nation in Conversation – taking place during NAMPO from the 14th to 18th May –  is sure to attract massive attention as a result.   For the country’s leading agribusiness, AFGRI, […]

NAMPO / Nation in Conversation: Agriculture 2035

The Nation in Conversation topic “Agriculture 2035”, focusing on how new technology will change the face of agriculture as we know it today, is sure to spark debate around how to feed a burgeoning global population with natural resources that are already under pressure, as well as the sustainable development of the sector.   For […]

NAMPO / Nation in Conversation: The importance of economy of scale: Big vs small

One of the debate topics at this year’s Nation in Conversation is around the importance of economies of scale, and the benefits of having an economy of scale in business, and specifically in South African agriculture.   From a business perspective, there is none closer to this subject than AFGRI itself. Now a leading agricultural […]


Vodacom Bulls coach, John Mitchell, named a squad of 26 players to travel to Buenos Aires, where they will meet the Jaquares in Vodacom Super Rugby clash on Saturday. The squad included only two players that has not featured in the tournament this season, with Edgar Marutlulle and Matthys Basson added to the squad.   […]

NAMPO / Nation in Conversation: Inspirational women in business

With the lead up to this year’s Nation in Conversation debates taking place at NAMPO – from the 15th to the 18th of May – one of the sessions will focus on the role of women in the agricultural sector. While it’s a well-known fact that the number of women participating in the South African […]

NAMPO / Nation in Conversation: UN decade of family farming

This year AFGRI, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural services company, is proud to again be participating at NAMPO, and in the Nation in Conversation debates taking place between the 14th and 18th of May, at Bothaville in the Free State.  Chris Venter, the CEO of AFGRI Group Holdings, will be one of the panellists […]