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Animal health: what German vets can teach us

Globally, consumers of animal products are increasingly demanding that livestock farmers implem...

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Why SA’s goat farmers must get down to business

Stakeholders in South Africa’s goat value-chain are determined to grow their sector into a pr...

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How important is the informal sector in urban food security?

The informal sector is crucial in giving people access to food. Yet it is often underestimated ...

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The big problem with SA’s small farms

To bridge the wealth gap in South Africa, it makes more sense to consolidate small plots into e...

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Agriculture must act now to curb climate change

Agriculture must contribute more to combating climate change while bracing to overcome its impa...

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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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Botswana faces fresh produce shortage

The shortage of a variety of fresh produce, much of it usually imported from South Africa, is du...