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Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 11 November 2020

Tune in to a webinar on food processing and security and join a digital tour on technical innovations for sustainable agriculture and a virtual wine show


Today you can tune into a virtual discussion that seeks to address food processing value chains and food security.

Also check out a digital impact tour on technical innovations for sustainable agriculture for South-Africa and a virtual RMB WineX wine show that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.


Food processing value chains, security in Africa

You are invited to join the African Continental Free Trade Area for a discussion where five experts will be addressing food processing value chains and food security.

As part of their transformative industrialisation webinar series, the online event will be moderated by Mabel Nederlof-Sithole, programme manager from Building Bridges in Cape Town. The event features leading agri expert voices including Wandile Sihlobo, chief economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa (Agbiz).

The event is scheduled for Wednesday, 11 November from 13:30 until 16:00. RSVP: AfCFTA and Transformative Industrialization Webinar.


Digital impact tour

Join the digital impact tour on technical innovations for sustainable agriculture for South-Africa organized carried out by GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) Regional Office South on behalf of the Bavarian ministry of economic affairs, regional development and energy.

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The Digital Impact Tour will take place completely online in the form of a web-seminar at 11:40 this morning. Six companies and organizations that are involved in various sectors of innovative and sustainable agriculture and food value chains in smart farming, high-tech machines, innovative food packaging and wind energy will present their technologies and services.

For those who have not applied yet, kindly contact  karin.maier@giz.de to register.


RMB WineX virtual wine show

Since 2000 South Africa’s favourite wine show has always been about sampling the country’s finest wines, engaging with the most talented producers and discovering the wonderful stories behind the labels.

But covid-19 has made it impossible for the show to take place like it normally does at the Sandton Convention Centre. But since you cannot come to RMB WineX, the show will come to you.

Gather your friends and family for WINE IN YOUR OWN TIME. You will be able to connect via this site to a three-minute clip, succinct but timeless, presented by each producer and designed to add a personal touch to your home tasting experience.

To visit explore the wine list and buy the wines in the comfort of your own home visit RMB WINEX 2020 online.

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Sinesipho Tom
Sinesipho Tom
Sinesipho Tom is an audience engagement journalist at Food for Mzansi. Before joining the team, she worked in financial and business news at Media24. She has an appetite for news reporting and has written articles for Business Insider, Fin24 and Parent 24. If you could describe Sinesipho in a sentence you would say that she is a small-town girl with big, big dreams.


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