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Nation in Conversation - Focus on NAMPO 2019

  • 23 May 2019
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This week’s Nation in Conversation is the first of two special episodes dedicated to bringing you all the highlights from the 2019 edition of agriculture's biggest calendar event of the year, NAMPO Harvest Day.

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Nation in Conversation - Forestry forms an integral part of Agriculture

  • 17 May 2019
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Forestry was the buzz-word of the latest episode of Nation in Conversation. The program took a road trip down to the Eastern Cape and got acquainted with the small villages of Ugie and Maclear, situated at the foothills of the Drakensburg.

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Nation in Conversation concludes with a look into the future

  • 17 May 2019
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Friday 17 May 2019, Session 1: Nation in Conversation concluded on a very positive note on the final day of the NAMPO Harvest Day 2019, with “A glance into the future – Opportunities in agriculture”. The session, anchored by Theo Vorster of Galileo Capital, stood apart from the rest of the week’s sessions, in that 80% of the audience was school learners and university students.

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Water: A Critical Commodity

  • 16 May 2019
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Thursday 16 May 2019, Session 2: Thursday’s second session of Nation in Conversation focused on water as a critical commodity. The discussion was live-streamed from the third day of the biggest agriculture show of its kind in the southern hemisphere, the Nampo Harvest Day near Bothaville in the Free State.

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Nation in Conversation asks: ‘How do we revive the platteland?’

  • 16 May 2019
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Thursday 16 May, Session : The Landbouweekblad Editor-in-Chief, Chris Burgess hosted the first session of Nation in Conversation on the third day of the NAMPO Harvest Day outside Bothaville in the Free State, asking how the platteland can be revived.

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NIC Spotlight on the Role of Communal Land in Agricultural Development

  • 15 May 2019
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Wednesday 15 May 2019, Session 3: The third session of Nation in Conversation on the second day of NAMPO Harvest Day outside Bothaville in the Free State saw Christo van der Rheede of Agri SA anchor a discussion which attempted to unlock the somewhat hazy issue around land ownership by traditional leaders and communal land governance.

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NIC Takes Aim at Technology and Funding

  • 15 May 2019
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As the midday autumn temperature at Nampo Harvest Day 2019 hovered around 25°C, so too the temperature got nice and toasty during the second session of Nation in Conversation which centred around Technology and Funding.

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Nation in Conversation asks if the ADA is worth waiting for

  • 15 May 2019
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Wednesday 15 May 2019, Session 1: The first session of Nation in Conversation on the second day of NAMPO Harvest Day 2019 saw a distinguished panel discuss the composition of the proposed Agricultural Development Agency (ADA). The ADA will be established to assist the entire agri-sector to be more inclusive and more productive.

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Nation in Conversation is going deep into the forest

  • 15 May 2019
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This week Nation in Conversation visits the foothills of the Drakensberg in the Eastern Cape where we learn more about the forestry industry. The programme visits some plantations and a chipboard factory.

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Nation in Conversation looks at Post Election Political Perspectives

  • 14 May 2019
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Tuesday 14 May 2019: Session 2: The second session of Nation in Conversation on the first day of the Nampo Harvest Day in Bothaville in the Freestate, was a definite not-to-be-missed affair. Go visit the NIC website at www.nationinconversation.co.za website to watch the live-streamed recording.

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