The state-run Grain Marketing Board, designed to promote food security, is being blamed for exacerbating Zimbabwe's chronic food shortages.
Adcorp has put in an offer to buy 100% of Labour Solutions Australia, saying the final consideration would depend on the company's earnings.
New public-private partnerships can ensure African agriculture reaches its rich potential to increase food production and drive prosperity.
The US agriculture department has met with Agriculture Deputy Minister Pieter Mulder to discuss trade opportunities with sub-Saharan Africa.
Greater political stability and a push by countries for food self-sufficiency has made the continent attractive for international equipment makers.
South Africa may run out of yellow maize if exports of the grain rise further, a stock firm specialising in agricultural futures has said.
On a recent visit to Japan, Jay Naidoo was struck by the success of smallholder farming, and left convinced it could solve Africa’s hunger crisis.
Community members allege that a new mine is destroying a wetland, threatening their livelihoods, and is operating illegally.
Carlos Slim and Bill Gates, the two richest men on the planet, have inaugurated a new agricultural research center outside Mexico's capital.
The government has an interest in ensuring the agricultural sector is profitable, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.
The Philippi horticultural area in the Western Cape is a vital source of fresh vegetables for the city, but now this land is under threat.
A new scheme byt the land bank offers funds at as low as prime minus 5% for co-operative businesses.
Chinese farmers are moving away from their small fields at home and see Africa as the land of potential, writes Lila Buckley.
Frequent clashes over how best to run the agriculture department appear to be at the centre of the suspension of director general Langa Zitha.
Vibrant, equitable and sustainable communities contributing towards food security, protected and enhanced environmental assets and natural resources.
While Gauteng isn't known as an agricultural force, farming plays a major role in the province's economy.
When it comes to the Gauteng economy, agriculture has a direct contribution of only 0.5%
One of the priority areas on which the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development focuses is supporting farmers.
The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Developemt needs to sell itself better. It needs to show that agriculture is more than a rumour.