Agri sector desk: Related news and events


GreenCape was awarded the Top Gender Empowered Company in the Energy and Utilities sector at the prestigious Standard Bank Top Women Awards last night at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. Read more


The Western Cape government have issued a final call for applicants for the Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (PERA). Read more


International experts, regional authorities, investors and stakeholders from the agriculture sector will gather on September 7th & 8th in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the inaugural Urban Agri Summit 2017. The two-day... Read more


 The Ministry of Economic Opportunities, GreenCape & the Department of Agriculture invites you to August's First Thursday “Smart Agri” event. Come and experience the exciting developments in technologies for sustainable agriculture!... Read more


GreenCape won three Ecologic Awards at the annual Ecologic Awards ceremony held at the CSIR International Conference Centre in Pretoria last night. Read more


GreenCape and Wesgro are recruiting for a Green Economy Investment and Finance Liaison. Read more


Wesgro notes US President Donald Trump’s intended withdrawal from the Paris Agreement with regret. Read more


On May 30th GreenCape launched it's Annual Report for the 2016/17 financial year - the first of it's kind for the organisation. Read more


As part of international bioeconomy expert, Kees Kwant of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency's visit to the Western Cape a workshop was held on the 9 May 2017 at the Graham... Read more


The Barclays Accelerator is hiring 9 very talented entrepreneurs, designers & developers to join the Associate program for the upcoming program based in Cape Town (May – August 2017). Read more


Applications are now open for the Thoalana Enterprise Programme. Applications can be submitted online through the SAB website. Read more


We are proud to announce the publication of GreenCape’s 2017 market intelligence reports, covering key green economy sectors: Read more


During Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s State of the Province address on 17 February 2017, she highlighted numerous green economy successes.  Some of these have been extracted below and will... Read more


The official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for the Western Cape, Wesgro, are inviting stakeholders to participate in its Export Advancement Programme. Read more


SWITCH Africa Green is an EU funded programme implemented by United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). Read more


The Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES) at Stellenbosh University will be hosting a half day workshop on Renewable Energy for industrial process heat in the agri-processing sector. 

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Mail and Guardian's Greening the Future Awards, held on July 28 2016, showed the best environmental projects of the year as selected by their judges. 

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