Welcome to Jadafa

Who we are

JADAFA is a joint partnership between the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the agribusiness sector in South Africa.

What we do

The role of Jadafa is to present relevant market information which has the potential to play a critical role in shaping investment and trade decisions for South African agribusinesses in Africa.


  • To make market information in African markets more accessible
  • To create a platform for information sharing and exchange
  • To create a portal for up-to-date events and news in African agriculture

Latest country profiles

  • South Africa

    South Africa

    Introduction: South Africa’s total land mass, amounts to approximately 1,214,479 km2; of which 7.6% is forested while approximately 79.4% is used for agricultural production. Increasing global demand for natural resources has resulted in a growing global interest in agriculture and land acquisitions in Southern Africa. Demographics Over the past two decades, the […]

  • Malawi


    Introduction Malawi is a least developing country situated in the South-eastern part of Africa. Demographics The population of Malawi is estimated to be about 15 million. Only about 20% of the population resides in urban areas. Economy Malawi has undergone both social and political transformation that has […]