Podcasts

The different aspects of the poultry industry in South Africa are varied and wide-ranging.  And sometimes the best way to access them is to talk directly to the people concerned.  In our podcasts, we bring you interviews with role-players and thought-leaders in every part of the poultry value chain.

 

 

The Disruptor
The Disruptor
Carla Kote is a disruptor - not only has she facilitated a ground-breaking export deal to China worth R300 million...
00:14:44
February 27, 2024
The APP is talking, but government is not listening.
The APP is talking, but government is n...
The poultry industry in South Africa is in dire need of transformation, but according to the African Poultry Produ...
00:14:32
January 29, 2024
The AMIE Academy approaches transformation differently.
The AMIE Academy approaches transformat...
Transformation is a hot-button issue in the South African economy. The Poultry Master Plan identified transformati...
00:21:29
January 16, 2024
Tracking the price of a basic food basket
Tracking the price of a basic food bask...
The Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity group provides an interesting service - it tracks the value of a...
00:18:59
December 06, 2023
What is going on with AGOA?
What is going on with AGOA?
The recent AGOA conference hosted in Johannesburg has led to a diplomatic egg-dance over trade between the US and ...
00:20:28
November 23, 2023
Twin Challenges for Economic Growth - Chris Hattingh
Twin Challenges for Economic Growth - C...
Risk analyst Chris Hattingh has identified the twin challenges holding back economic growth in South Africa, and t...
00:25:40
November 14, 2023
Dr Shahn Bisschop, veterinary academic, reveals some little-known facts behind the 2023 Avian Flu epidemic
Dr Shahn Bisschop, veterinary academic,...
The 2023 outbreak of Avian Flu in South Africa is unprecedented.  It's a huge threat to our local poultry ind...
00:19:20
October 16, 2023
Fred Hume - Food Security and Avian Flu
Fred Hume - Food Security and Avian Flu
In this podcast, we talk to Fred Hume, MD of Hume International, an import/export company based in Port Elizabeth....
00:14:19
October 05, 2023
Grant Hendricks - The Importance of Good Infrastructure and Commitment
Grant Hendricks - The Importance of Goo...
In July 2023 AMIE announced the launch of a development programme under the banner of the AMIE Academy. The laun...
00:21:34
September 11, 2023
Poultry industry in crisis as students struggle to find affordable food
Poultry industry in crisis as students ...
Food choices on a tight budget are tough. For students living off a grant and attending university, every purchase...
00:12:32
August 23, 2023
AMIE launches groundbreaking transformation academy
AMIE launches groundbreaking transforma...
In this episode, we will be discussing the importance of empowering and educating individuals who are interested i...
00:17:37
July 22, 2023
Rising costs of living - is it a blip or trend?
Rising costs of living - is it a blip o...
The ever-interesting Simon Brown of Money-Web discusses the rising cost of living - is this a blip or a trend?  H...
00:29:22
June 12, 2023
Rapids of food inflation
Rapids of food inflation
Today’s idea of living dangerously also includes braving supermarket shelves in the face of soaring food prices....
00:26:47
May 12, 2023
Loadshedding & chicken shortages
Loadshedding & chicken shortages
In our upcoming podcast, we talk to Paul Matthew, CEO of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters, to inves...
00:13:58
February 08, 2023
Can we afford Christmas this year?
Can we afford Christmas this year?
It’s not only South Africans who are tightening their belts this Christmas, it’s a global economic crisis. In ...
00:27:45
November 23, 2022
Season 2 trailer
Season 2 trailer
In Season 2 we are really going to get to grips with some issues. There is a different mood in the country, people...
00:02:28
November 01, 2022
Implications of the tariff suspension
Implications of the tariff suspension
Donald Mackay, director at XA Global Trade Advisors, is always good value for money.  In this lively and info...
00:17:25
August 15, 2022
Outside the chicken coop.
Outside the chicken coop.
The African Farmers' Association of South Africa (AFASA) has withdrawn from the Poultry Master Plan.  Why? &n...
00:13:33
June 21, 2022
Opening up the Export Oyster
Opening up the Export Oyster
South African poultry needs export to create new markets for our chicken.  This has been a hard nut to crack....
00:11:40
June 21, 2022
Good news from GrainSA!
Good news from GrainSA!
For our poultry industry to grow, our country needs a reliable and stable source of chicken feed.  Up till no...
00:11:53
June 21, 2022
“We do not dump our chicken in South Africa” – Brazilian poultry producers
“We do not dump our chicken in South ...
ABPA, the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein producers, is distressed by this perception and would like to se...
00:18:18
April 01, 2022
Tariffs will not save our poultry industry.
Tariffs will not save our poultry indus...
As part of our ChickenFacts investigation into the ITAC application, we interviewed Donald MacKay, director of XA ...
00:23:02
February 25, 2022
Are large poultry producers interested in transformation?
Are large poultry producers interested ...
ChickenFacts speaks to Kobedi Pilane, leader of AFASA (African Farmers Association of South Africa) who explains h...
00:26:16
October 27, 2021
Unpacking the pitfalls of the localisation policy
Unpacking the pitfalls of the localisat...
In this podcast, Association of Meat Importers and Exporters CEO Paul Matthew interviews deputy director of the Fr...
00:21:17
October 13, 2021
What's the deal with anti-dumping?
What's the deal with anti-dumping?
Be Aware, Be Informed, Be Prepared. If there are new import tariffs, the price of chicken might go up.  But i...
00:15:58
July 08, 2021
Season 1 trailer
Season 1 trailer
Be Aware, Be Informed, Be Prepared. You love your chicken, right? Do you know why chicken is South Africa’s favo...
00:00:43
July 07, 2021