Agri-SA says the agricultural sector is facing tough financial times because of the ongoing drought. Farmers are planting less, livestock is dying and jobs are being lost
Re-elected Agri-SA President Dan Kriek has warned that the continued uncertainty on land reform will continue to cripple economic growth in the country.
Lesotho recently introduced new regulations that require wool brokers in the country to be licensed in Lesotho and buy from there. However South African brokers say the country has not met international certification processes for them to buy there.
Agri SA is standing firm on its decision that it will not support any amendment of Section 25 of the constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation.
Agri SA has warned that the ANC’s decision to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation would have a negative effect on the country’s economy.