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Wandile Sihlobo

Wandile Sihlobo

Sihlobo is Head of Economic and Agribusiness Intelligence at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) in South Africa. He has previously served as an economist at Grain SA, where he was mainly responsible for macroeconomics, grain market and international trade research. His expertise covers grain and oilseed commodities. He also served as part of the secretariat of the Agri-Sector Unity Forum (ASUF) Land Reform working group. Sihlobo has contributed immensely to a multitude of articles and publications. Sihlobo holds a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from Stellenbosch University

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