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.
Corporates and activists alike have been making much noise about GMO lately. Sarah Wild explains what the growing brouhaha is about.
A number of apps and cellphone-based programmes are being developed to help small-scale Kenyan farmers increase their agricultural skills and yields.
Despite their efforts to stop it, few Brandbach locals believe they can save their environment.
A new minimum wage of R105 a day for farm workers may heighten concerns about rural poverty.
Malema has developed the disease familiar to every Karoo boertjie: the longing for die ou plaas, unquenchable even in the loveliest of other places.
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.
Bee farmers in Vietnam are being forced to change decades of best practice to deal with a changing climate, writes Mike Shanahan.
Cheaper chicken costs local jobs, but how you feel about it seems to depend on where in the food chain you are, writes Lloyd Gedye.
After a big spike in maize prices last year -- Grain SA hopes that a new information mechanism will make the market more transparent.
The opportunities are there and leaders must work together to make them bear fruit.
Investing in rare breeds can offer better returns than the stock market or a bank, in a wildlife industry that continues to grow in leaps and bounds.
Poor farmers across Africa can see clear signs of the impact of climate change, with the continent already struggling to feed itself.
Two groups of South African farmers are looking for more welcoming lands, one further north on the continent and the other in eastern Europe.
An increasing number of farmers in India are exploiting a shift in taste towards fruits and vegetables among Indians.
Ndivhuwo Nyambeni's avocado farm is different to what you might find elsewhere.
More SA farmers expect to receive land offers in Mozambique as they seek to expand across Africa amid uncertainty over land reform at home.
Joemat-Pettersson acknowledges the importance of their role in a future South Africa.
There is good reason for investment and development but arable land is being snapped up in dodgy deals.
Bill Gates on Thursday will unveil grants totalling $120-million to promote dynamic, home-grown, sustainable agriculture in Africa and India.