Before joining the University of Pretoria in 1992, Johann Frederick Kirsten was an agricultural economist in the Department of Agriculture of South Africa and agricultural attaché at the South African Embassy in London. He is a part-time member of the National Agricultural Marketing Council and has been chairperson of Food Price Monitoring Committee. Kirsten earned a B.Sc. in agricultural economics from the University of Stellenbosch and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in agricultural economics from the University of Pretoria. He has published extensively on agricultural issues affecting South Africa.

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This trade policy briefing overviews the socio-economic and political reality of the agricultural sector in South Africa. The first section discusses the policy environment and changes in agricultural polices over the past 10 years, referring to the state of agriculture in contemporary South Africa...

  • Agricultural Economics

  • Ph.D (University of Pretoria)