Idc Agro Industries

Karsten holds place of pride

One of the Industrial Development Corporation agro-industries unit's pride investments is the 36.5% stake it holds in Karsten Group Holdings.

Markets fail, not crops

Private sector and government policy determine the success of emerging farmers

Start-ups take on big players and create rural jobs

Poultry abbatoir gives Free State workers shares and employment

Marine fish escape extinction

The marine aquaculture sector is a strategic imperative for the IDC's agro-industries strategic business unit. It playa a developmental role.

A berry good investment for South Africa

The IDC has again demonstrated the weight it can lend to emerging industries.

Strategic plan cultivates growth

An important role in maintaining South Africa's agricultural competitiveness

Funding for productive industries

The IDC's agro-industries strategic business unit supports a wide range of food and other production activities in the agricultural value chain.

Building a sustainable agricultural processing base

Investments develop and support production capacity


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it