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AFSA resolves disputes. The Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa is the national leader in all types of appropriate dispute resolution. Founded in 1996, AFSA is a joint venture between organised business, the legal and accounting professions.
Agricultural Derivatives from the JSE provide a platform for price discovery and efficient price risk management for the grains market in South and Southern Africa. Trading on a formal exchange that connects buyers and sellers provides transparent price discovery and all transactions are assured through the Derivatives clearing structure.
South African Bulk Terminals (SABT) is a major business unit within Bidfreight, the freight management arm of the listed Bidvest Group. SABT owns and operated two world class bulk terminals (DBS and RBT) in the Port of Durban. The RBT Terminal at MW5 has a combined silo/flat bin storage capacity of 150 000 tons while DBS can store 69 500 tons in silos.
SAGIS, the acronym for the South African Grain Information Service, is a section 21 company that was founded in November 1997, after the deregulation of agriculture in the RSA, to provide certain agricultural industries with vital marketing information.
The four industries that are served by SAGIS are:
• Maize (white and yellow separately)
• Oilseeds (sunflower, soybeans, canola & groundnuts)
• Winter cereals (wheat, barley and oats)
Transnet is the largest and most crucial part of the freight logistics chain that delivers goods to each and every South African. Every day Transnet delivers thousands of tons of goods around South Africa, through its pipelines and both to and from its ports. It moves that cargo on to ships for export while it unloads goods for overseas.
AFMA represents the animal feed industry on various committees and platforms where it is necessary to enhance or protect the interests of Industry.
The main objective of this organisation is to create an environment in which all institutions and individuals who are directly involved in the handling, storage, marketing, financing, distribution and processing of grain and related industries can fulfil their roles effectively.
Grain SA is a voluntary association that provides commodity strategic support and services to South African grain producers to support sustainability.
NCM is a trade association not for gain, representing the interest of the South African flour and maize milling industry. The organisation promotes, encourages and assists in the common interest of the milling industry in South Africa.
The Chamber promotes the common interests of members carrying on business in the baking industry.
SANSOR represents the South African seed industry as an association of all interested role players.
The Maize Trust provides funding for the benefit of the maize industry in the Republic of South Africa and more specifically to financially support market- and production-related scientific and/or technical research in respect of maize and market access in respect of South African maize.
The main objectives of the Oil & Protein Seed Development Trust (OPDT) are the promotion and development of the Oil Seeds Industry in South Africa.
The main objective of the Sorghum Trust is to maximise the income of the Trust and to provide funding for the benefit of the Sorghum Industry - in particular for sorghum research & development projects and the maintenance of information required by the Sorghum Industry.
The Winter Cereal Trust provides market information, laboratory services and financial support to research projects. Winter cereal is defined as wheat, barley, oats, rye, durum wheat and triticale.
DAFF’s vision will be achieved through developing and sustaining a sector that contributes and embraces: Economic growth (and development); Job creation; Rural development; Sustainable use of natural resources; Food security.
DoH’s mission is to improve health status through the prevention of illnesses and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and to consistently improve the healthcare delivery system by focusing on access, equity, efficiency, quality and sustainability.
AgriSETA creates and promotes opportunities for social, economic and employment growth for agri enterprises, in conjunction with other stakeholders in agriculture.
Semi Government bodies
The NAMC provides strategic advice to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on the marketing of agricultural products.
PPECB, mandated by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, has been delivering end-point inspection services on perishable products destined for export. As South Africa’s official certification agency, the PPECB’s impartial and independent service significantly reduces risks for producers and exporters.
Rhine Ruhr Process Equipment emerged from the Rhine Ruhr Group
as a specialist equipment supplier for the Chemical, Petrochemical, Food & Beverage, Coatings, and other industries.
Ronin Grain Management Solutions supplies grain management system solutions, analytical grading equipment and grain handling services to the Southern African Grain Handling and Storage Industry.
Agri Enviro Solutions is a leading supplier of laboratory and scientific analytical equipment throughout South Africa and the SADEC region. They offer instrumentation to the grains-, flour-, feed-, food-, environmental-, water-, mining- and industrial industries.
This non profit company delivers market driven analytical laboratory services.
The Agricultural Research Council is a premier science institution that conducts research with partners, develops human capital and fosters innovation to support and develop the agricultural sector.
Coopers Environment Science (Pty) Ltd was registered in 2000 and is an official distributor for Bayer Environment Science (Pty) Ltd products.
Detia Degesch is internationally the leading producer of hydrogen phosphide products and increase more and more its position in rodenticides and household insecticides.
National Fumigants activities includes manufacture, marketing and distribution of fumigants, grain protectants, rodenticides, space sprays as well as fumigation equipment and systems.
GEOTERRAIMAGE (Pty) Ltd is a privately owned company, which has been providing geographical information services and products to a wide range of public and commercial sectors in support of business intelligence and planning decisions since 1999.
SiQ (Pty) Ltd is a leading provider of agricultural and other surveys in South Africa.
International grain industry bodies
GEAPS has dedicated itself to becoming the Knowledge Resource of the Grain Handling Industry through its strategic plan, and the Core Competencies that GEAPS developed to define those areas of skills and technologies that are most relevant to GEAPS members and their industry.
The Grain and grain processing information site