John Steenhuisen at the Nampo Agricultural Trade Show on 14 May 2024 in Bothaville. (Mlungisi Louw/Volksblad/Gallo Images)
July 2, 2024

John Steenhuisen, the newly appointed Minister of Agriculture in South Africa, brings a vision of revitalization and growth to the agricultural sector. His entrance marks a significant transition, especially notable with the concurrent appointment of Mzwanele Nyhontso as Minister of Land Reform and Rural Development, clarifying the focus of their respective ministries. A Comprehensive Agenda […]

September 5, 2023

Loadshedding, the controlled rolling blackouts implemented by Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned electricity supplier, has cast a shadow over the Western Cape’s agricultural sector.  A report by the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), commissioned by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, examines the far-reaching consequences of these power disruptions on farming and agri–processing. The […]

September 4, 2023

Omnia’s first industry dialogue sessions at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), an accredited business school, brought together experts to tackle challenges in South African agriculture and highlight the need for collaborative innovation in Agribusiness. The event focused on addressing challenges in South African agriculture and fostering collaborative innovation in Agribusiness. Here’s a summary […]