Essay by Professor Mzukisi Qobo and Wandile Sihlobo A spectre of cannabis is hovering above Africa. The boom is on the horizon and for some countries, it will be a slow burn. A number of countries in Africa have in the recent past reformed their cannabis...
Regular readers of this blog might have noticed that the past week or so has been a hit-and-miss affair with broken links to online, and even emailed articles. A few weeks back I decided to revamp this blog, hoping to improve your reading experience. The service...
Wandile Sihlobo is chief economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa (Agbiz). Sihlobo is a commissioner at the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC).
He is the author of Finding Common Ground: Land, Equity and Agriculture.
Sihlobo is a columnist for Business Day and Farmers Weekly magazine. He also contributes to Fin24 and Daily Maverick.
Sihlobo is a member of the South African Agricultural Economics Association.
He has previously served as an economist at Grain South Africa (Grain SA).
Sihlobo holds a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from Stellenbosch University.
In 2018, Agricultural Writers SA named Sihlobo an Agriculturalist of the Year. In 2019, Sihlobo was on the Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans.