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A failing system South Africa needs to reverse corporate capture of agricultural policy
South Africans are embroiled in heated debates about the expropriation of agricultural land. But very little space is being devoted to how the country’s scarce arable land
16 Aug 2018
Cracking the profit barrier Challenge set for macadamia nut industry to maintain profitability for farmers
Commercial farming of macadamia nuts is not cheap. With ongoing plantings and continued increase in supply, the onus is on the industry to ensure that key players collaborate and
13 Sep 2017
Securing our daily bread Complex issues around food security
South Africa is still grappling with policy reform matters on land ownership, coupled with stiff competition and ripe opportunities in a global market economy that waits for nobody.
06 Nov 2012 - G. B.
A lifeline for farmers SA government has potential to place farmers on a sustainable path
Grain SA believes that it is everybody's responsibility to contribute to human development which is essential if we are to eradicate the threat of food insecurity, which is a very real possibility in SA
23 Oct 2012 - G. 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.
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.
Commercial farmers could become extinct Plans in action to make farming profession 'sexy' and 'cool'
South Africa currently has 83 000 less commercial farmers than in 1994. Agri SA Deputy President, Theo de Jager, warned at the Outlook Conference in Pretoria that commercial farmers has become an endangered species.
17 Sep 2012 - S.




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