FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Chris Coons speaks to the media in Johannesburg, South Africa, February 23, 2023. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham/File Photo
April 12, 2024

According to a recent Reuters report, a bipartisan initiative in the U.S. Senate proposes to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) through 2041. AGOA, established in 2000, is a U.S. trade policy designed to promoting economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa by granting eligible countries duty-free access to American markets for a wide range […]

December 11, 2023

In the world of avocado exports, South Africa is making significant strides, and agricultural economist Samkelisiwe Ngwenya has provided valuable insights into the industry’s dynamics. In collaboration with the National Agricultural Marketing Council and utilizing a modelling tool developed by North West University, Ngwenya presented the annual value chain analysis of avocados. This analysis sheds […]