Food and Water Security
The Water Show Africa 2019 Introducing the Water in Agri Workshop
With 1 week to go until The Water Show Africa 2019 - we are excited to introduce the Water In Agri Workshop which is FREE to attend. Register for free and join TCTA who
18 Mar 2019
A better crop drop by drop The benefits of drip irrigation in citrus
Due to the ongoing water shortage and the need for improved production, the use of drip irrigation in orchards is increasing at a rapid pace. Citrus crops can withstand drought
06 Mar 2019
The famished road Nutrition in the Southern African context
There are serious nutritional challenges in South Africa: huge increases in obesity, problems contingent with changes in diet as rural people move to cities, and early childhood
06 Mar 2019
To eat or not to eat? Avoiding a Day Zero for food
In his presidential address during the TAU SA annual congress, with the theme “Day Zero for food on the table”, Mr Louis Meintjes said the following: “Day Zero
28 Nov 2018
Indigenous knowledge and information technology converge to address food securtiy Meeting the continent's food security needs
According to the United Nations Development Programme's 2015 Human Development Report, 35 of the world's 45 poorest countries are in Africa. Most African governments are still
30 Oct 2017
From dead zones to green pastures Biodiversity need not be sacrificed to feed the planet
As the human species continues to grow in a world of depleting resources, can it feed itself without killing off the rest of the planet? Not without a significant shift away from
30 Oct 2017
Dealing with drought Harvest speaks to Dr Mpandeli of the Water Research Commission about how to overcome the dry elements
Established in terms of the Water Research Act following a period of serious water shortage, the Water Research Commission was deemed to be of national importance to generate new
07 Dec 2016 - S. M. / S. L.
Food security One of the most critical problems of our time is hunger
If we don't find ways to increase production of food, the not too distant future will not be one that any of us would look forward to witnessing.
05 Dec 2013
Fisheries Minister applauds ICCAT
The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas conducts excellent research, is a good example of international collaboration and has taken the lead in protecting important species
20 Nov 2013 - S. g.
Climate change Capacity building for climate change in rural South Africa
Earth sciences and water consultancy Umvoto Africa is undertaking a study funded by the Water Research Commission examining rural attitudes towards climate change and how they can increase their resilience
23 Oct 2013 - J. B.
Interview with Prof. Andre Jooste CEO of Potatoes SA explains the complexity of the industry
Professor Andre Jooste explains how the potato industry is a vital sector that contributes to food security and on how the Potatoes SA organisation helps emerging farmers become commercially viable.
22 May 2013 - B. N. R.
The Sasekisani Primary Co-operative Something to crow about
The sound of chickens clucking to a group of formerly unemployed teachers from Malamulela in Limpopo, represents a steady income
24 Apr 2013 - M. M.
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