Zambezi Valley may soon be too hot for tsetse flies

A new study, based on 27 years of data from Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe, suggests that temperature increases over the last three decades have already caused major declines in local populations of tsetse flies...

By Wiida Fourie-Basson 5 Nov 2018

Food prices dip in October

International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, according to the United Nations...

5 Nov 2018

Researchers look to phyto-remediation to reduce impact of vanadium in crop soil

There is currently no legislation in SA to determine an acceptable limit to the amount of vanadium in our soils...

31 Oct 2018

FAO, IIAD launch new African veterinarian training programme

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, have launched a new veterinarian training programme...

31 Oct 2018

How farming in South Africa can join the global village

Have you ever considered how quickly the global village is growing? Think about how smartphone companies released a new product every few years, but now they bring out multiple products per year...

Issued by Starbright 30 Oct 2018

FAO director-general stresses importance of job creation in rural areas

FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva has warned that migration risks depriving African countries of the young people they need to modernise their agriculture sectors...

29 Oct 2018

Africa to host Ensminger Pig Symposium in 2019

The Ensminger Pig Symposium will be hosted for the first time on African soil at the aha Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre in Benoni...

29 Oct 2018

Yes, eating meat affects the environment, but cows are not killing the climate

As the scale and impacts of climate change become increasingly alarming, meat is a popular target for action...

By Frank M. Mitloehner 26 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

World hunger has risen for three straight years, and climate change is a cause

World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations' annual food security report. The total number of people who face chronic food deprivation has increased by 15 million...

By Jessica Eise and Kenneth Foster 23 Oct 2018

Fruit South Africa: Sow the critical seeds of fruit consumption amongst our kids

We owe it to our children to advocate for their awareness around nutrition and obesity, and their fruit consumption seems a good place to start...

By Konanani Liphadzi 19 Oct 2018

How to utilise livestock to propel sustainable development

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation's World Livestock: Transforming the livestock sector through the Sustainable Development Goals report, by realigning the livestock sector to better support the UN's 2030 sustainable development agenda, a wider range of benefits can be achieved to satisfy surging demand...

19 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

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