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Sugar production is an important agricultural activity in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as it creates employment, sustains rural development and has immeasurable potential for the development of green economies.

Consumption of sugar in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to rise from an estimated 8.5 million tons currently to 11.8 million tons by 2020, according to the International Sugar Organisation. As a result, considerable expansion is expected in the SADC region, which will no doubt attract a “flurry” of economic activity over the next three to five years.

The SADC Sugar Digest is the only publication  tracking this growing industry and its activities across the region with top level commentary and insight.

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LATEST ARTICLES

EU TARIFFS UPDATE

SADC COUNTRIES ADOPT DIVERSITY STRATEGIES AS SCRAPPED EU QUOTA RESTRICTIONS TAKE EFFECT AS ACP/EU sugar tariff protocol changes take effect this month the Mauritius sugar industry says not only does it have strategies in place to diversify its sugar crop,...

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SOUTH AFRICAN SMALL SCALE GROWER PARTNERSHIP THRIVES

SMALL scale sugarcane farmers in South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province have upped revenue by 42.6% despite one of the worst droughts on record. ABOUT 800 small scale farmers in the Nkomazi region of South Africa’s Mpumalanga province have beaten the odds and...

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AFRICA’S SUGAR INDUSTRY NEEDS FOCUSED ACTION

AFRICA’S SUGAR INDUSTRY NEEDS FOCUSED ACTION TO STAY AHEAD OF THE GAME SENIOR International Sugar Organisation economist, Lindsay Jolly has urged Africa’s sugar industry to unite and act fast in a bid to remain sustainable and competitive in the face of...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day – 14 – 17 May 2019

Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day is one of the largest agricultural exhibitions under private ownership in the southern hemisphere and it takes place annually, just outside of the town of Bothaville, in the Free State province of South Africa. The first NAMPO Harvest Day...

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