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Obstacles facing a young black farmer in South Africa: a personal story
Obstacles facing a young black farmer in South Africa: a personal story

Mnqobi Ngubane

A new sense of urgency has entered South Africa's land reform
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Deciduous fruit associations SAAPPA, SASPA undergo name change
The South African Apple and Pear Producers' Association (SAAPPA) and the South African Stone Fruit Producers' Association (SASPA) have been
No need to panic over land expropriation without compensation

Stuart Manning

The process is still a long way off from being proclaimed into law... read
Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in South Africa

Ben Cousins

Authorities must be alive to the fact that smaller-scale commercial farmers face different constraints and opportunities from those of large-scale, commercial farmers. It's critically important that planning and post-settlement support are appropriate to their needs and objectives... read
Agri Tech
Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Tom Jackson

Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system... read
East Africa: Technology helping East Africa unlock agriculture potential

Ruari Phillips

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Information technology is being utilised more than ever to improve agriculture in East Africa... read
French wine company AdVini consolidates position in SA with Stellenbosch Vineyards acquisition
With the established winemaking facility, bottling activities and logistical centre that's supported by a reputable back office, the acquisition provides a strategic benefit for AdVini South Africa that complements its activities... read
$17m investment contributes to growth of floriculture in East Africa
A co-investment of $17m in Marginpar Flower Group Holdings have been announced by Agri-Vie and Norfund... read
African youth demand a seat at the table

Busani Bafana

Elections on the continent are increasingly yielding younger leadership... read
Papers to help improve labour safety in agriculture, forestry sectors
The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety... read
Desperate times for farmers as seasonal forecast indicates little rainfall
Farms are teetering on the brink of collapse as the drought in the Western and Eastern Cape tightens its grip... read
Viticulture & Oenology
Clone tastings: Vititec puts experimental wines through their paces
"We produce between 50 and 60 experimental wines every year, all part of the clone evaluation process. The feedback from the tasters gives us a good indication of quality and consumer appeal. If the wine meets these requirements, we propagate these cultivars and clones and distribute it commercially." read
Sustainability trends shaping retail in 2018

Feroz Koor

Sustainability issues are increasingly shaping trends in the retail sector. In this year's World Economic Forum Global Risks Report, three of the top global risks in terms of likelihood and impact are environmental... read
What they found later was just amazing. Juice Company Dumped 12,000 Tons Of Orange Peels In Deforested Area
Agri Council - Global Agri Trade Survey 2018. Completing and submitting this 3 minute survey will give you access t...
#Urban dwellers cannot feed themselves. And #cities are expanding everyday. That's where the golden opportunity lie...
The #agricultural heritage sites show the interlinkages between the #SDGs says @MariaLenasemedo at the #GIAHS forum...
#Paris is aiming to dedicate one-third of its green spaces to urban farming #environment
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