subsistence farming

 
The complex insecurity of hunger in South Africa
The complex insecurity of hunger in South Africa
The Statistics South Africa report on Early Childhood Development in South Africa found that a third of children in Gauteng and Free State were...
Slice of life: The land is ours – let’s work it
Slice of life: The land is ours – let’s work it
I have a farm, which I started about a year ago. It’s not much land — about three acres, but it’s something. When the whole #BlackMonday...
Stripped of their brick home, living in a mud house
Stripped of their brick home, living in a mud house
When bulldozers destroyed her small home on the cold June morning, Evelyn K (not her real name), watched, overwhelmed by feelings of loss and...
​Plenty of maize, but not a grain to eat: How small farmers went hungry in Limpopo
​Plenty of maize, but not a grain to eat: How small farmers went hungry in Limpopo
In the land of abundance, nothing could have prepared more than 5 000 small-scale farmers for the news that they could lose millions of tonnes of...
Empower 'subsistence farmers' to become profitable businesses
Empower 'subsistence farmers' to become profitable businesses
I recently joined more than a dozen of the world’s sharpest minds on African agriculture in an unprecedented effort to devote an entire issue of...
How to grow communal land use
How to grow communal land use
Land reform will become an even hotter topic this year as the debate revolves around whether or not to privatise communal land and what this would...
Subsistence to cyberspace
Subsistence to cyberspace
A rural Zimbabwean grandmother, Lizzy Mazorodze-Munetsi, first encountered a computer a few months ago and emailed the story of her life to...
A lively rate of exchange
A lively rate of exchange
It may be hundreds of years since the colonialists introduced hard currency to Africa, but many Ugandans still manage to get life's essentials...

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