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  • 16 March 2017

    Ziniko Mkiva, 2017 IPPS SA - AUS exchange student

    Congratulations Ziniko! Enjoy your trip to Australia!The IPPS members present at the 2017 Conference voted for Ziniko to participate in the Australia - Southern Africa student exchange programme. Ziniko gave a very convincing presentation!Ziniko was one of three young horticulturists nominated ...

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  • 30 October 2016

    20th Annual Conference - Southern Africa 2017

    IPPS Southern Africa 20th Annual Conference & Tour – 2017 We’ll be visiting the beautiful Tzaneen area! Come and join the 2017 annual conference & educational tour to Tzaneen from Wednesday 1 March – Saturday 4 March 2017. Travel by busThe tour will start at Pico Gro in Midrand at 11:30 o...

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  • 26 March 2016

    Robert Lyte, 2016 Exchange Student from Australia

    My visit to South AfricaSouth Africa is an amazing country with a lot of diversity. The highlight of my trip has been the visit and study of plants in the Cape Floral Kingdom. I am looking forward to sharing some of the knowledge I have gained with my class in horticulture back at home and continuin...

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  • 22 March 2016

    Mpendulo Gabayi, 2016 IPPS SA exchange student

    Mpendulo flying to Australia in May!The IPPS members present at the 2016 Conference voted for Mpendulo to participate in the Australia - Southern Africa student exchange programme. Mpendulo was one of three young horticulturists nominated to participate in the final selection event at the ...

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  • 20 March 2016

    2016 Sponsored student exchange nominees

    Every year the IPPS Southern Africa board selects and sponsors three top candidates from the nominations received for the Australia/Southern Africa student exchange programme to attend the annual Southern Africa conference.This years selected exchange nominees were: Andre Niehaus, Katrien ...

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  • 3 September 2015

    IPPS Exchange student 2015: Megan Blatchford

    What an amazing experience and wonderful opportunity for young and passionate Horticulturists!Upon arrival in Sydney Australia, I had just missed severe storms which had caused considerable damage in the region. The weather was very wet and cold during my first few days. I stayed with Bruce and Heat...

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  • 15 April 2015

    IPPS International Tour 2015

    The Southern Region of North America will be hosting the 2015 International tour. The tour will begin on October 4, 2015, from New Orleans, LA and conclude October 10, 2015, in Tampa, FL. There will be a full day board meeting for all International board members and an open day for non board member...

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  • 20 December 2014

    China Initiative - November 2014

    International Directors of the IPPS visited China during November 2014 to investigate the possibility of establishing an IPPS China Region and learn more about the pace of change within horticulture in China. The group visited various nurseries and garden centers in the Shanghai and Hangzhou area as...

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  • 3 November 2014

    2015 Sponsored student exchange nominees

    This years selected student exchange nominees who have been awarded the opportunity to attend the 2015 annual conference in KwaZulu Natal are Megan Blatchford, Che-Slovo Jood and Lindani Nzimande. Congratulations! We hope you will have a great learning experience in the company of IPPS!The IPPS Sout...

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  • 6 March 2014

    2014 International Award of Honour

    Congratulations Prof. Robbertse! Prof. Hannes Robbertse from the Southern Africa Region is the proud recipient of the 2014 International Award of Honour.This prestigious award is presented by the International Board with gratitude to acknowledge exceptional and distinguished service to the Soci...

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