An outbreak of foulbrood disease has killed 40% of the Western Cape's bee population this year, threatening SA's R20-billion agriculture industry.
Given the agricultural potential in former homelands and the challenges of communal land policies, this may be the time to review them.
Limpopo farmers are feeling powerless as the minerals department greedily consumes agricultural land and with it, the water supply.
For society's sake, we can't ignore food crises, politics and greedy white-controlled corporates.
The goal must be a uniquely African green revolution that successfully adapts global experiences to local conditions.
M&G newsroom is rife with discussion about the pros and cons of running and participating in the #6Rand campaign. Here are some views.
SA's unemployment rate and the high cost of food mean many people go hungry. We look at how the R6 food challenge can raise awareness around this.
The M&G's #6Rand challenge has elicited some varied reactions. Haji Mohamed Dawjee responds to some of the more, uh, interesting, misunderstandings.
We need to feed our country quality food so we can all realise our potential. That’s why we are running the R6-a-day challenge, writes Sipho Kings.
Around 14-million South Africans cannot afford enough food to feed their families. Join the M&G's R6-a-day food challenge on Thursday, October 16.
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe faced farmers' questions about land reform, food security, labour unrest and agricultural policy inconsistencies.
The Crop Estimates Committee's forecast expects 2014's maize harvest to be the largest in over three decades.
A study has revealed that increasing levels of carbon dioxide could adversely affect the nutrition levels in some of our most important food crops.
Anti-poverty groups condemn the first global trade deal since the creation of the World Trade Organisation.
First-world financial and technical skills with home-grown know-how can help in the fight to ensure food and water security in sub-Saharan Africa.
World Food Day marks the foundation of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation in 1945 and heightens the plight of food insecurity.
Part of the mandate of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is to improve nutrition and contribute to global economic growth.