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AGRICOLLEGES International Celebrates Landmark Agreement Between China And South Africa For Export Of Avocados

Empowering South African Avocado Growers through Skill Enhancement

Tzaneen, South Africa, 28 August 2023 – AGRICOLLEGES International (ACI), a leading online agricultural education platform, enthusiastically announces the ground-breaking trade agreement between the Republic of South Africa and the People's Republic of China, facilitating the export of South African avocados to China. This landmark agreement marks a significant milestone for both countries, opening up new avenues for trade and bolstering the prospects of South African avocado growers.

The bilateral agreement, signed between the two nations, has far-reaching implications for the agricultural sector, particularly for South African avocado producers. With China's growing demand for high-quality agricultural products, this agreement paves the way for South African avocado growers to tap into a vast and lucrative market. The collaboration promises to strengthen trade relations, foster economic growth, and create a win-win scenario for both countries' agricultural industries.

ACI recognises this historic agreement as a golden opportunity for local avocado farmers to expand their operations and reap substantial benefits. The company's commitment to providing top-tier agricultural education aligns seamlessly with the increasing demand for avocados. The course "Fundamentals of Avocado Production," offered by ACI, equips farmers with the necessary knowledge and skills to capitalise on this newfound potential.

The course covers a wide range of topics critical to successful avocado cultivation, including:

  • Avocado Varieties: Understanding the different avocado varieties suitable for South African conditions and international markets.
  • Cultivation Techniques: Learning modern and sustainable cultivation practices, from planting to harvesting.
  • Pest and Disease Management: Gaining insights into identifying, preventing, and managing common avocado pests and diseases.
  • Quality Control and Post-Harvest Management: Exploring techniques to ensure optimal fruit quality and extend shelf life.
  • Market Access and Export Requirements: Understanding the intricacies of export regulations and accessing international markets.


"As the trade barriers between South Africa and China are lowered, our aim is to empower local avocado farmers to make the most of this exciting opportunity," says Wynand Espach, spokesperson for ACI. "Through our 'Fundamentals of Avocado Production' course, farmers can acquire the expertise they need to enhance their productivity, produce premium-quality avocados, and thrive in the international market."

ACI encourages all current and aspiring avocado growers to explore the benefits of avocado cultivation and leverage the immense potential created by the China-South Africa avocado trade agreement. To learn more about the course "Fundamentals of Avocado Production," please visit

For media inquiries, please contact: Adri du Plooy, Head Office,, 062 869 4889.

About AGRICOLLEGES International: AGRICOLLEGES is a pioneering online platform dedicated to providing accessible and comprehensive agricultural education. Through a diverse range of courses, AGRICOLLEGES aims to empower farmers and individuals involved in the agricultural sector with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their endeavours.

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