AFMA AGM
 
     
  AFMA’s 65th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 6 to 7 September 2012 at the Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Magaliesburg.  
     
  • AFMA Presentations  
 

Chairman’s Report
– Loutjie Dunn, AFMA Chairperson

The South African Poultry Industry and its outlook going forward
– Mr Kevin Lovell,  Chief Executive Officer, Southern African Poultry Association

Current upgrades and expansions of South Africa’s crushing capacity – What would the effect be on the SA Feed Industry?
– Dr Erhard Briedenhann, CEO, MIDS

Information sharing and benchmarking:  The road ahead for AFMA.
– Prof André Jooste, Senior Manager, Markets and Economic Research Center, National Agricultural Marketing Council

 
     
  AFMA AGM 2011
 
     
  AFMA’s 64th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 1 and 2 September 2010 at Ivory Tree Game Lodge, Pilanesberg.  
     
  • AFMA Presentations
 
 

•  Dr Roelof Botha, Adjunct Faculty - GIBS & Economic Advisor to PwC
Topic:
The global and regional macro economic environment.
Themes that were covered:
- The impact of the 2008/09 recession on the economy.
- Implications of SA’s membership of BRICS (A club for the new superpowers).
- Pragmatic methods to reverse the rand’s currency strength.
- A convergence of positive cyclical & structural economic trends in SA.
- Outlook for GDP growth, the exchange rate, interest rates & inflation in 2012.

 
 

•  Mr Keith Lockwood, Independent Economist & Adjunct Faculty Member at GIBS
Topic:
Growth & job creation strategies in South Africa.
Themes that were covered:
- Unemployment trends.
- Strategies to create employment.
- The envisaged impact of IPAP 3.
- Other growth & development strategies.

 
 

•  Theo Venter, Potchefstroom University
Topic:
The current socio-political environment in South Africa. (Not yet available)

 
 
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