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Advancing the deciduous fruit industry Hortgro has its roots in the Deciduous Fruit Board that was established in 1939 as a regulatory body to manage the industry.
Hortgro has its roots in the Deciduous Fruit Board that was established in 1939 as a regulatory body to manage the industry. With the deregulation of agriculture in 1997, it
05 Nov 2018
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
Leadership at The Agricultural Research Council Celebrating over 25 years in research and development, The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) continues to provide solutions to the agricultural sector as a premier science institute
ARC Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Shadrack Ralekeno Moephuli, has an impressive resume. Some highlights include working as a biochemistry lecturer, Director General
11 Sep 2018
FRESHLY GROUND From government to grass-roots, South African women are creating jobs while feeding the nation
An army marches on its stomach, said Napoleon, or Frederick the Great of Prussia, or Claudius Galen, chief physician to the Roman army, as you please—precisely who came up
10 Aug 2016
FEEDING THE HUNGRY If we do the right things, hunger in South Africa can be significantly diminished
While South Africa produces enough food to feed the nation, malnutrition remains a problem of alarming proportions: 25% of the population is hungry, and as many people are at risk
21 Oct 2015
Food inflation set to soar Biofuels eat up corn crops
On the back of the worst drought in the United States in more than 50 years, crop failures elsewhere, and competition for food crops from the biofuels industry
04 Oct 2012 - P. C.
Food security Mounting fears over American drought
Fears of a global replay of the 2007/8 food crisis mounted last week with confirmation that the United States maize crop would probably drop to a six-year low.
21 Aug 2012 - P. C.
Food security Land acquisitions: Investment opportunity or hydro-colonialism?
With increasing urbanisation and growing demand for food there is a need for advanced, more sustainable and efficient agriculture production.
24 Jul 2012 - P. C.




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