Welcome to SABI

Your guarantee for appropriate irrigation technology.


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About Us 

SABI – the South African Irrigation Institute – strives to ensure optimal irrigation in agriculture, landscape and all environmental settings. SABI’s ultimate mission is the saving of water.

SABI, a technical-based Institute, has more than 450 members, including designers, engineers, soil scientists, crop experts, entrepreneurs, economists and irrigation farmers.

SABI’s company members - including manufacturers and suppliers of irrigation, water and all related equipment – range from South African to African and international companies.

SABI’s intiatives to enhance irrigation and water knowledge in technical and the general public arenas include membership meetings, SABI Congress, SABI magazine (a bi-monthly glossy magazine) and training via IrrigationWise Academy.

Feel free to reach out to SABI about any of these initiatives or find out more about becoming a member: info@sabi.co.za

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SABI Congress 2019

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SABI Congress 2019

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Branch Meetings

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Cherry Irrigation, Grabouw

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Irrigation – Overberg/Breede River Valley

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Overberg Irrigation, Stellenbosch

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About SABI

SABI is a South African irrigation organisation dedicated to the promotion of improved designs, equipment, methods and management for the efficient use of irrigation water and optimisation of all other associated resources.

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Training with the
IrrigationWise Academy

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Magazine Hi-Lites

Current Edition
  • LVG Plants
    Large-scale sustainability and excellence
  • SABI School Awards winners
  • Irrigation as a career
  • Bekmar Irrigation’s new store
  • Hydro and Solar energy
  • Rooibos benefits for San and Khoi

SABI Magazine

Get in Touch

  • Phone:
    +27 21 850 8220
  • Email:
    Email Us
  • Address:
    PO Box 834, STRAND, Western Cape,7139.