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2017 GTSA Customer Survey

Every few months we evaluate our services with a view to improving our customer experience for Real Estate Investors. We use private interviews and surveys to do this. All feedback is confidential and appreciated. (Visited 66 times, 1 visits today) About Geoffrey McRaeGTSA - Founder and Marketing Director. Geoffrey is a New Zealander with a strong commercial, agro business…

Argentina rapidly returning as one of the worlds leading beef exporters

Argentina, which a century ago became a world power on the back of its beef exports, is poised to re-enter the top 10 shippers, helped by the end of trade curbs, and a herd rebuilding from near-50-year lows. ”In the 1930s, Argentina was the world’s top beef exporter. It lost that crown in the 1950s, but until 10 years ago it still…

Buenos Aires Tenants and Owners now get to control their apartment building online

Buenos Aires apartment renters and owners now will have a new web platform through which they can settle the bills, pay salaries and verify due bills, among others. It will start operating from January 2018. The head of the Government of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, today presented the new free online platform “Consorcio…

Buenos Aires, is well on the way to being a smart city

The city will host an international exhibition with a theme that excites everyone: how to use technology to improve the quality of life in cities for its citizens? Buenos Aires is fully involved in the transformation to become on of the worlds smart cities: from 28 to 30 September it will be the venue for an international exhibition on one of the most recurrent themes…

Mapuche – a ‘terrorist threat’ in Southern Chile ?

The land once occupied by the Mapuche once stretched from the Pacific coast and islands of Chile across the Andes into Argentina. The Mapuche are still fighting for recognition both in Argentina and Chile. In Chile’s it is loggerheads with the two largest forestry companies, and a government crackdown on terrorism using anti-terrorist laws. The likely re-election…

Micro-chipped cows are putting Argentinian beef exports back on the map

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A 16-year snub by the US is prompting Argentine farmers to look towards Asian markets via digital innovations. Argentina’s push to ramp up agriculture exports is moving to a new frontier: micro-chipped cows. For the first time, the nation’s government will work to promote the technology in an effort to increase the traceability of…

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY IN THE AGRI-FOOD SECTOR HAS ARRIVED

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Smart farming is becoming the norm in developed countries This is a report funded by Microsoft on the disruption taking place in the food sector in New Zealand and around the world. I have been saying for some time that small farmers who carry on the traditional forms of farming will increasingly struggle to survive. Certainly, there is evidence that…