Dr Rob Adam from SKA SA presented the Congress with more information about the SKA project in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
The complete presentation can be downloaded here (160 KB) – click here
More information about the SKA can be downloaded here –
SKA SA website – click here
SKA Headquarters website – click here
SKA in Wikipedia – click here
Mr Piet Karsten was named AGRI Northern Cape farmer of the year at the AGRI NC 2016 Congress. Congratulations Piet, you deserve it!
History of the Karsten Group
Piet and Babsie Karsten founded their family farming business in 1968 on Kanoneiland west of Upington along the Orange River. Years later in 1980 they bought the farm Roepersfontein, which is now The Karsten Group’s headquarters. Click here for more information about the history.
Karsten Group Philosophy
The Karsten Group is one of South Africa’s leading agri-businesses respected both locally and internationally for the excellence of its products, cutting edge innovation and integrity in its dealings with staff, service providers and customers.
Karsten Group Vision
The Karsten Group strives to optimise productivity further to increase profits and to develop products and markets that will enable us to create more jobs.
Visit the Karsten Group website for more information – click here
Mr Jacques Visser, YahClick Project Manager at VOX Telecom, presented “Broadband internet for rural areas.”
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Mr Christo van der Rheede, Deputy Executive Director at Agri SA presented “Partnerships: Possibility or myth – more specifically in relation to the economic and socio-economic demands of the time – and do all parties, including the state, contribute in this regard?”
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Mr Barney Kakora, a senior advisor at Eskom, presented “Reducing operating costs by optimising energy efficiency in the agricultural sector.”
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