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Editor's Note
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. The worst is that images of forests burning around the globe are waking the world up not only to the clear and present danger
18 Oct 2019
Solidarity and co-operation Spreading risk across the supply chain
In the course of time, it becomes clear that agriculture is exposed to many negative influences that affect its sustainability. TAU SA’s economic sustainability committee
10 Oct 2019
Gola Mmogo Farmer’s Day Farmers discuss needs and challenges during Re Gola Mmogo Farmer’s Day
The Southern Africa Agri Initiative (Saai), a network of family farmers and people with an interest in farming that look after family farmers, on 11 September 2019 presented a
12 Sep 2019
Technology is crucial to enhanced sutainability Minimally processed and processing
Sustainability White Paper, by Bjorn Thumas, TOMRA Food´s VP Business Development, Product Management Food Sorting and Marcom Food While you may think you know what the word
19 Jul 2019
Anouk Sijmonsma explains what PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa is all about Anouk Sijmonsma is the Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA’s) regional vice president for Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia/New Zealand.
What does it take to succeed in the fresh produce industry today? I believe that the challenges and opportunities facing our industry worldwide are much too promising, or too
11 Jun 2019
Spreading the load To achieve food security, the agricultural risk model must be re-examined
In South Africa a plate of food is a given to many, but high unemployment and poverty rates mean that for some, it is a luxury they don’t receive each day. South
30 May 2019
End-to-end irrigation Cherry Irrigation is a leading irrigation business specialising in the design and implementation of all types of agricultural irrigation systems.
We are an authority on the design and installation of irrigation and climate control systems for the greenhouse market. Based in the Western Cape of South Africa, we proudly serve
14 Jan 2019
Food Security Small-scale farming is a must for developing countries
Industrial agriculture—farming that involves the intensive production of livestock, poultry, fish and crops—is one of the most environmentally destructive forms of
18 Oct 2018
African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2017 AGCO leads new project to determine sustainable business models for smallholders and farm service centres
“The transformation of on-farm mechanisation can make a major contribution to improving rural livelihoods by boosting productivity and growth in rural incomes and making
18 Sep 2017
Editors Note
Commercialisation is the word of the moment, with the announcement in April that the Land Bank has set a target of making available “at least” R1-billion in funding
21 Jun 2017 - G. P.




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