Absa Insights Series

Our foresight assists your business' sustainable growth potential

We understand that expert insights create great impact when actioned with collaboration, one sector at a time.


The ripple impact of action-led insights

The Insights Series drives impact by speaking to our knowledge, expertise, and the insights that we provide. Impact is where thinkers become doers. Where insights become actions. Practical actions that lead to the success of our client's business. Get to know the African continent and its inner workings like never before.

Agriculture is crucial to Africa’s economy and food security. What are the threats and opportunities in this space?

Sector Insights

Unlocking your business's potential with insight and sustainable solutions.

2023 Agriculture Insights

Agriculture funding in Africa is ripe for innovation

How does the bank which funds the largest number of agriculture sector transactions in South Africa, utilise its skills and knowledge to improve food security and become a force for good across the African continent?

2023 Agriculture Insights

Transforming agriculture through innovative financing

The Financial Times recently ran a fascinating article entitled: “Wine growers fear funding will wither after fall of Silicon Valley Bank” – As one of the premium lenders to the South African agriculture market, this headline definitely caught the eye.

2021 Agriculture Insights

Farmers, Ferraris and harvesting good investments in Africa

Farmers might not be driving Ferraris… yet, but there’s no doubt that Agriculture is a continental bright spot.

2020 Agriculture Insights

Absa extends plans to grow its lending book in African markets

Agricultural markets across the continent present opportunities for growth.

2020 Agriculture Insights

COVID-19 has further reinforced the importance of Africa’s agriculture sector

There’s a spotlight on agriculture as the coronavirus pandemic highlights critical sectors that support the continent’s ability to be self-sustainable.

2019 Agriculture Insights

Infrastructure constraints in the business of African farming

Roux Wildenboer addresses physical infrastructure’s impact on the Agri sector and the challenges it presents

2019 Agriculture Insights

Crop spraying drones are taking Africa into greener pastures

Absa's Roux Wildenboer explores the role technology can play in evolving the Agri sector.

2019 Agriculture Insights

Agricultural sector to power up with renewable energy to fight food insecurity

Roux Wildenboer addresses how Absa is supporting renewable energy projects in the Agri sector.

2019 Agriculture Insights

Absa aims to become the secondary Agri-sector market leader

Absa’s success in the secondary Agri-sector promotes businesses throughout the value chain.

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Our foresight assists your business’s sustainable growth potential. We have created a platform for our sector experts to provide data-driven insights that will help your business adapt and thrive in an ever-changing world.

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Consumer Goods and Services

To know the consumer, you must understand their behaviour. We do. Our combined bespoke solutions with advisory services help our clients adapt to evolving trends and solve regional challenges in the vibrant African Consumer Goods and Services sector.

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To grow the corporates of tomorrow, you need to nurture Small and Medium Enterprises. We do. Our vast array of knowledge in Enterprise and Supplier Development enables us to unlock access for Africa’s small businesses.

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Small lenders and microfinancers have a huge role to play in shaping the African continent’s economy. We have unique insights to unlock Africa’s economic potential.

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There’s no denying that the travel and Tourism industry was one of the hardest hit due to the various travel restrictions that were imposed, amongst other challenges.

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There’s no denying that the travel and Tourism industry was one of the hardest hit due to the various travel restrictions that were imposed, amongst other challenges.

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