Agriculture

 
Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa
Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa
The recent havoc caused by tropical cyclone Idai which struck the southern African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi is a grim reminder...
Support African women working in agriculture
Support African women working in agriculture
As South Africa commemorates Women’s Month, the country will reflect on the progress made in achieving gender equality and main-streaming the...
Letters to the editor: June 21 to 27
Letters to the editor: June 21 to 27
Last week’s article on youth and agriculture by Dr Luke Metelerkamp, “Youth want to farm, but not as slave labour”, carries a great deal of...
Watch A Nation in Conversation: NAMPO Harvest Day
Watch A Nation in Conversation: NAMPO Harvest Day
A not-to-be-missed event before NAMPO officially kicks off is the Media Launch, hosted by Roelf Meyer, on Monday evening, May 13 in Klerksdorp....
Unstoppable momentum of habitat loss could compromise sustainable life on Earth
Unstoppable momentum of habitat loss could compromise sustainable life on Earth
Every day there are fewer places left on Earth for wildlife. Expanding cities and farmland, degrading ecosystems and changing climate are driving...
SA will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis — WWF report
SA will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis — WWF report
South Africa faces an impending food security crisis if there isn't urgent action to correct unsustainable practices, says environmental organisation World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). ...
The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession
The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession
Sick and tired of living in a recession? Well, Statistics SA has good news for you. The economy grew by 2.2% in the third quarter this year,...
Transforming Zimbabwe to a Private Sector-Led Economy
Transforming Zimbabwe to a Private Sector-Led Economy
The Government of Zimbabwe launched its economic blueprint, the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP), in October 2018. This policy document...
Land reform needs to change society
Land reform needs to change society
Many African countries that introduced land reforms after independence succeeded in transferring land from colonial governments, settlers and...
How to build a future for SA’s youth
How to build a future for SA’s youth
Among the most serious threats to a prosperous and inclusive South Africa is the stubbornly high rate of unemployment among young people. If we...
SA’s economy dips into recession dashing economists hopes
SA’s economy dips into recession dashing economists hopes
The South African economy is in a recession for the first time since 2009, Statistics SA announced on Tuesday.

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