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Scientific management – key to successful game farming

Game breeding has become a highly specialised industry that requires the same level of scientif...

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Where is farming headed?

Natural gas exploration, changing voting patterns and new technologies are some of the issues t...

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Namibia’s livestock sector: the obstacles & way forward

Outgoing president of Namibia’s Livestock Producers’ Organisation (LPO), Mecki Schneider, l...

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Eskom has become too big to save

John Kane-Berman, former CEO of the Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) and currently a policy ...

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Making do with less water: the new reality of farming

As the impact of an extended period of drought across Southern Africa continues, the concern is...

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Africa’s urgent need for greater crop diversification

Maria Andrade, one of the winners of the World Food Prize 2016, explains why crop diversificati...

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Needed: an overhaul of the lamb & mutton supply chain

According to Alex Cilliers, executive manager at GWK Meat, the decrease in consumer demand for ...

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Smallholders vital for Africa’s agribusiness growth

To achieve success in Africa as a primary producer or agribusiness, you must make yourself indi...

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Overcoming obstacles to soya bean sector development

Daniel Njiwa, the Zambian representative for FoodTrade East and Southern Africa (FoodTrade ESA)...

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Fighting fire with communities’ support

The devastation caused by veld fires in the Free State was evidence that a new approach to the ...

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Tradition hinders female empowerment

Glenneis Kriel spoke to Joyene Isaacs about her experiences as head of the Western Cape Departm...

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How global agri can mitigate climate change

Agriculture may be highly susceptible to the effects of climate change, but it can also be used...

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SA agriculture sector remains in recession

Recent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data points to a negative growth of a seasonally adjusted an...