The purpose of the Bargaining Council for the Grain Industry is to advance the interests of all stakeholders within the grain industry in their quest to enhance economic development and the promotion of social justice in terms of section 1 of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 as amended.Continue reading →
The main goal of SAGIS is the gathering, processing, analysing and timeous distribution of reliable agronomic information to all role-players. As time progressed and the needs of the industries changed, SAGIS was approached to also render additional information services to the industries, for example the monitoring of import tariffs, audit certificates for minimum market access and weekly import and export figures for the maize and wheat industries.Continue reading →
The SA Grain Farmers Association (SAGRA) is a Non-Profit Organisation that is incorporated under South African legislation. The organisation was founded by grain farmers from various grain producing regions of South Africa in June 2018. South African Grain Farmers Association is a grain commodity organisation widely known as “SAGRA”. SAGRA is a voluntary membership based organisation that represents the interests of small-scale and developing commercial grain farmers in the South Africa grain industry.Continue reading →
GOSA aims to create an environment in which the handling, storage, marketing, financing, distribution, processing and related industries can fulfil their roles effectively.Continue reading →
Black smallholder farmers are the core target group for GFADA. GFADA work with service providers along the grain and oilseeds related value chains that provide implementation capacity, with the objective to seek opportunities that will add value to the growth and development of black farmers.Continue reading →
Grain SA is a non-profit organisation representing the grain producers of South Africa. Grain SA provides, through its activities, industry strategic support to grain producers in South Africa in order to promote sustainable production and profitability. The commodities they represent are maize, wheat, soybeans, sunflower, barley, sorghum, canola and groundnuts.Continue reading →
The Maize Trust was founded in August 1998 to promote the South African maize industry. The Trust serves the industry through financial support for institutions and organisations with programmes aimed at market and production related research. The secondary objectives of the Trust are to fund the assimilation and dissemination of market information and to broaden market access for the benefit of the maize industry.Continue reading →
Also known as the Graanhanteringsorganisasie van Suider Afrika, the Grain Handling Organisation of Southern Africa (GHOSA) aims to establish a forum for the gathering and exchange of information and knowledge to the furtherance of the industry.Continue reading →
During the phasing-out process of the Wheat Board (a statutory institution under the Marketing Act of 1968) the winter cereal industry identified the need for certain functions executed by the Wheat Board to be continued after the Wheat Board’s dissolution.
Winter cereal is defined as wheat, barley, oats, rye, durum wheat and triticale.
The functions which were identified for continuation, were the provision of market information, laboratory services and financial support to research projects.Continue reading →
The SAGL is an accredited laboratory, established in 1997 as a reference laboratory on request of the South African Grain Industry.Continue reading →