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March / Maart 2015

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Land reform
 

Land reform

3rd Land Reform Imbizo: 26 February 2015

The President of Agri SA was invited by Mr. Roelf Meyer of the ANC to attend the 3rd meeting of an Imbizo hosted by Standard Bank, the Centre for Leadership and Dialogue, the University of Stellenbosch and Businesses School of University of Pretoria and the office of the ANC Secretary-General. Johannes Moller was accompanied by Hans van der Merwe and Annelize Crosby. The meeting took place on 26 February 2015 at the campus of the University of Pretoria Business School in Illovo, Johannesburg.  Read more

 
 
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Insette

Dieselterugbetaling

Die dieselterugbetalingstelsel maak voorsiening vir ‘n terugbetaling van die hele of deel van die heffings op brandstof aan produsente in die landbou, bosbou, vissery en mynbousektore. Die dieselterugbetaling wat boere ontvang, word van 1 April 2015 verhoog vanaf R1,878 c/l na R2,50 c/l op 80% van die toegelate dieselverbruik. Dié verhoging spruit uit Nhlanhla Nene se aankondiging op 25 Februarie dat die heffing van die padongelukkefonds met 50 c/l en die algemene brandstofheffing met 30.5 c/l verhoog. Lees meer

 
 
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Environment

New Alien and Invasive Species Regulations and its impact for land owners

On the 1st of August 2014 the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations, promulgated in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act 10 of 2004), came into effect. Whilst certain commodities may have a specific interest in the species listed, Agri SA’s Natural Resources Policy Committee requested an investigation into the potential obligations it could place on land owners in general.
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Natural disasters

Severe drought conditions discussed at the meeting of the National Disaster Management Advisory Forum (NDMAF)

Agri SA as member of the NDMAF, attended the first quarterly meeting for 2015 of the forum on the 19th February 2015. The meeting was attended by most sector departments, including the national treasury, departments of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, social development, cooperative governance (NDMC), SA Police Service, heads of the provincial disaster management centers, the SA Weather Service (SAWS), Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (general council). Read more

 
 
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Kommunikasie

Agri SA mediaverklarings / AGRI SA MEDIA RELEASES

26 February 2015
Budget speech contains welcome interventions says Agri SA
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13 Februarie/February 2015
Staatsrede: Landbou ‘n speelbal
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6 Februarie/February 2015
Agri SA doen ‘n beroep op President Zuma om reguit te praat tydens sy jaarlikse Staatsrede
AGRI SA CALLS ON PRESIDENT ZUMA FOR STRAIGHT TALK IN THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS
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24 February 2015 
ASUF:  MEDIA RELEASE
Agricultural organisations seek solutions for burning issues
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Kommunikasie

RSG Landbou

Agri SA is verantwoordelik vir die Maandag-inset op die RSG Landbouprogram  Hieronder is ‘n link waar daar na onderhoude wat gevoer is geluister kan word.  Die onderhoud(e) word in ‘n MP3-formaat aangebied.

2 Maart 2015: Johannes Moller – Imbizo 
23 Februarie 2015: Boeta du Toit – Distriksgrondkomitees
16 Februarie 2015:  Johannes Möller – Fase 1 Agri SA persepsie opname
9 Februarie 2015: Kosie van Zyl – Klimaat en weervooruitsigte volgens Agri SA
2 Februarie 2015:  Elize van der Westhuizen – Minimumlone

 
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