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The Crop Estimates Committee’s 6th production forecast for 2011/12 summer crops

The Congress of South African Trade Unions’s (COSATU) angry attack on mechanisms that it alleges are behind rapidly increasing national…

COSATU recently accused SA’s grain farmers and food-processing companies of being in line for huge profits while the country’s poor consumers would have to struggle even harder to feed their families.

Read the full story in the 10 August 2012 issue of FWSA.

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