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S&V African Leather Magazine

The S&V African Leather Magazine is a monthly digital publication that focuses on the Southern & East African Leather industry.

S&V African Leather magazine is the leading publication related to the leather, tanning and hide processing industry in South Africa and South Eastern Africa. Providing industry news and relevant informative articles covering all aspects of the leather industry. With regular editorial contributions and technical papers from local and international professionals and experts active in the industry the publication will greatly interest anyone working in leather processing and those producing finished leather goods. 

S&V African Leather Magazine Vol16 No8 August 2022


03 Upfront
- A new quip from Sam Setter in each issue.
- COP 19: Preparation is the key, says Pieter Swart of the SA Taxidermy & Tannery Association.

05 An Eclectic View
- Wasserglas: Old technology with future potential? asks H. Procter.

08 Notice Board
- After a lifetime in the ostrich leather business, Frik Kriek of Cape Karoo International looks back on a remarkable career.

13 Sustainability
- Sustainable Leather Foundation founder and MD Deborah Taylor writes on the role of partner profiles and QR codes to create a truly holistic approach to sustainability for the whole leather value chain.

15 Weights & Measures
- Compiled by the ISTT.

16 Fairs & Conferences
- Tyson Foods to sponsor IULTCS Young Leather Scientist grant in 2023.
- III IULTCS EuroCongress Scientific Programme announced.
- Registration for AICLST conference in New Zealand underway.

17 Agriculture
- The unveiling of Niche Farmers: 'An Agri-TV series for every black man and woman dreaming of becoming a farmer.'
- 'Making the Cut': Karan Beef launches brand campaign.
- Despite some headwinds, the positive agri export environment is likely to continue in 2022, says FNB's Paul Makube.

20 Knowledge Transfer, Education & Training
- Making leather, Part 7 of 10: Small skins: hair sheep and goat: grain leathers, by Richard Daniels.

Advertisers in this Issue
Els Agencies (03), ISTT (OFC), Italtan (06), Mimosa (07), Rolfes Leather Division (02), S&V Calendar (01), S&V Directory (12), Southern African Footwear & Leather Export Council (SAFLEC) (04), SIMAC/Tanning Tech (09).

In The Next Issue
- Try again: Is export, across the board, the most sensible way forward to SA's leather industry?
- Out on 07 September.

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