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Extension of operations at Tiger Brands factory a welcome reprieve

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Agri SA welcomes the announcement that Tiger Brands will extend operations at its canning factory in Ashton, Western Cape. The decision is a vital reprieve for the sector and for the communities that rely on the facility for their livelihoods. It will also provide time for potential buyers to secure the necessary funding to save the factory.Read More »Extension of operations at Tiger Brands factory a welcome reprieve

GCCA cold chain policy forum

GCCA cold chain policy forum

In 2022, the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) is looking to expand its advocacy reach to other countries and regions of the world. One of the ways GCCA is planning to deliver new advocacy programming to members is through the newly rebranded Global Policy Forum to be held August 9-11, 2022.Read More »GCCA cold chain policy forum

Studies show that one in ten children around the world are engaged in child labour – today exacerbated by the pressures around food production, the pandemic and subsequent impact of push into poverty.

Government adopts call-to-action programme to eliminate child labour in the agri sector

Opinion article by Mehnaaz Bux – partner, Joani van Vuuren – senior associate & Jamie Jacobs – associate from Webber Wentzel.

Child labour in the agricultural sector threatens environmental, social, and governance (ESG) compliance and exposes employers to possible fines or imprisonment in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act as well as the Child Care Act.Read More »Government adopts call-to-action programme to eliminate child labour in the agri sector