CNBC Africa – An exclusive session about South Africa’s agriculture potential


Cnbc_africaIn the third edition of the series, brought to you by Absa, a member of Barclays, we are discussing agriculture and its role in the NDP. The National Development Plan marks agriculture as a key job creator, proposing that it can create close to one million jobs by 2030. The third episode, is moderated by CNBC Africa’s news anchor, Gugulethu Cele.

The panel includes:

  • Prof Edith Vries: Director – General of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
  • Dr Tsakani Ngomane: DDG of the Department of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation in the Office of the President
  • Mr Brienne van der Walt: Managing Executive – Agri Business, Barclays Africa
  • Mr Peter Staude: CEO – Tongaat Hulett

The discussion will address elements of transformation, job creation and skills development, land reform, commercial agriculture and growth, food security and the land holdings bill.

* “ NDP A Plan in Motion “ is a 12 month televised series of panel discussions on the National Development Plan (NDP) launched on CNBC Africa in February 2015. For previous episodes visit 

CNBC Africa brings you another first. Don’t miss a chance to see this insightful discussion on the potential of agriculture on CNBC Africa, DStv channel 410, this Tuesday 28 April, at 21:30!