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Brief on competition in the South African agricultural sector

This BFAP brief strives to inform the perennial debate on the extent of market concentration in South Africa’s agriculture sector. The complexity of the country’s food system warrants relevant context on the issue, preventing generalisation and over simplification because of some debilitating data challenges.

Read the full brief here and a shortened version that appeared in the Business Day here.

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