Food and Water Security
Seeing green What the future holds for SA: Vision 2030
A water and energy resource crisis is looming is South Africa. It is estimated that by 2030 South Africa will suffer a 17% gap between the supply and demand of natural resources.
19 Oct 2012 - T. S.
Feeding on solutions Aiming for an era where nobody goes hungry
According to the SA institute of Race Relations (SAIRR), the total agricultural exports during 2008-2010 amounted to $6.8-billion (R56.7-billion) and SA sold an estimated 30% more agriculture than it imported.
19 Oct 2012 - T. S.
On the knife edge SA is on teetering on the edge of being food insecure
The issue of food security is on high rotation as rising food prices and climate change take their toll on crop production and are jeopardising food security across many regions around the world
18 Oct 2012 - T. S.
VIDEO: Grain production in South Africa Protecting wheat production in South African
Jaco Minaar, Executive Member of Grain SA, shares his thoughts on wheat production, farming, co-operation with the South African government and insights into grain production.
15 Oct 2012 - B. / C. M. C.
Adapting farming practices Farmers need to adopt sustainable farming methods
Despite how South Africa measures up by international measures of food security, underutilisation of land and mining poses a threat that could mean food insecurity in future on a national level
12 Oct 2012 - T. S.
Food inflation set to soar Biofuels eat up corn crops
On the back of the worst drought in the United States in more than 50 years, crop failures elsewhere, and competition for food crops from the biofuels industry
04 Oct 2012 - P. C.
Are our food sources at risk? DA leader Helen Zille speaks her mind about food security and poverty
When it comes to food security, South Africa has everything it takes to feed it's nation – even after that, there should be enough left to export. If this is the case, what are we doing wrong?
18 Sep 2012
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