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Eye in the sky Western Cape to benefit from Sentinel-2 earth observation technology
As part of its initiative to embrace the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), the Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape has introduced Sentinel-2 earth observation
11 Jul 2019
The power of one Conservation agriculture Somewhere amid the chaos in Zimbabwe, a green patch of hope
Agriculture in Africa remains mired in controversy: large-scale commercial versus small-scale; genetically modified seed versus open-pollinated varieties; chemical fertilizers
30 May 2019 - G. H. / M. C. F.
Efficiency is the goal Technology is making irrigation simpler and more profitable
Irrigation has always demanded answers to the same questions: “When?”, “Where?” and “How much?” In previous times, approximate answers were
14 Jan 2019
Foreword Creating measurement solutions that matter
Africa as a continent is currently experiencing a globally unparalleled growth trajectory. This growth is both economic and population based, with UN Growth Projections estimating
17 Sep 2018 - N. M.
Modelling change, changing models Climate-smart approaches to agriculture
Agriculture plays an important role in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the South African economy. Just to give an indication, during the 2017 technical, recession the
16 Aug 2018
Growing agriculture with technology Stimulating the innovation value chain
South Africa’s Bio-Economy Strategy aims to beneficiate South Africa’s natural biological resources by developing them into commercial products – and agriculture
05 Apr 2018
Bucking the trend in the drought Western Cape farmers take water security in their own hands
The Western Cape has faced its worst drought in a century, and this is the third consecutive year of that drought. Cape Town’s mayor has been at pains to point out
15 Feb 2018
Inconvenient truth sequel indeterminate future South Africa must wake up to climate change now
Former US vice president Al Gore’s film on the environment, “An Inconvenient Truth,” has been followed up by “An Inconvenient Sequel”, now showing at
13 Dec 2017 - B. v. Z. -. T. S.
Over-exposed Vineyard volatility amid a changing climate
Climate disruptions are increasing in volatility throughout the world, impacting many sectors and industries. Among one of the hardest hit is agribusiness—specifically
02 Nov 2017
Farmers of the future Land Bank is looking to challenge youth perception of the agricultural sector to encourage greater participation, writes Londiwe Thabethe
With the fanfare of Youth month now behind us, what remains and cannot be forgotten is the collective work necessary to address the systemic challenges facing South Africa’s
10 Aug 2017




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