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Sabi Magazine

SABI magazine was established in 2008, with the aim of sharing irrigation knowledge and increasing awareness of water conservation in agricultural, environmental and the broader public arenas. Based in Cape Town, SABI magazine explores issues nationally, and presents its readers with stories on a variety of irrigation and water topics in South Africa and abroad. SABI magazine is circulated to farmers in all the provinces of South Africa, as well as irrigation and water professionals and companies in South Africa. 

SABI magazine is also the official journal of the South African Irrigation Institute (SABI).

  • Print and Digital
  • Digital and electronic copies (35 000)
  • We are proud to distribute to networks in Agriculture, Landscape, the Green and Water industries.
  • 1 000 glossy magazines printed circulated by name to key technical decision makers and SABI members.
  • All SABI members in South Africa, Africa and internationally receive SABI Magazine.
  • Circulated at airports and embassies
  •  Circulated to government & major academic institutions locally and internationally via agents
  • Farmers and agricultural managers nationwide
  • Irrigation engineers, technicians and related professionals
  • Irrigation businesses and co-ops
  • Water sector specialists
  • The Green Sector
  • Landscape specialists
  • Golf course supervisors
  • Energy sector business
  • Climate change practitioners
  • Sustainability specialists.
  • Triple bottom line (TPL) investors
  • Decision makers in government and business
  • Government ministers and departments
  • University and research personnel
  • Students and agricultural schools
  • Municipalities
  • Gardening sector
  • Industries with an interest in water saving
  • To SABI members and subscribers by name
  • To partner organisations’ members, like SAGIC and SANCID
  • Via our social media channels and website
  • At select airports/car rentals/embassies in South Africa via Media Support Distributors
  • Via SABINET and other international specialists worldwide
  • At relevant trade shows and events in agriculture and landscape.

Introduce and immerse your product and service within a high-value, decision making community in irrigation, agriculture, the Water, Green and landscape sectors.

Deadlines for Advertising

EditionsBookingAdvertising Material
February/March 202323 January 202328 January 2023
April/May 202325 February 202307 March 2023
June/July 202311 April 202318 April 2023
August September 202327 June 20233 July 2023
October/November 202316 August 202323 August 2023
December 2023/January 202424 October 202331 October

Magazine Advertising Rates

SIZERate2-3 Inserts4-6 insertsSABI Member
Full PageR15 730R14 870R14 338R12 840
Half PageR12 198R11 770R11 342R9 309
Quarter PageR7 704R6 527R5 778R5 029
Special PositionsSpecial PositionsSpecial PositionsSpecial PositionsSpecial Positions
Cover Page *R25 000R20 000
Inside Front CoverR16 799R15 943R15 301R13 589
Inside Back CoverR16 799R15 943R15 301R13 589
Outside Back CoverR17 976R17 976R17 376R14 300

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Past Editions

2022 October/November

  • Orbit focus
    Nurturing lawns and gardens
  • Drip irrigating maize
  • Babylonstoren’s olives
  • Solar car race
  • SALI Award winners
  • Reviewed and updated South African Irrigation Design and User Manual

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