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eLearning Africa launches training programme for farming, food sectors in Africa
eLearning Africa launches training programme for farming, food sectors in Africa

eLearning Africa has announced that, for the first time, its event will include a special programme of seminars, discussions and debates about learning and training for Africa's farming and food sector...

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SA's lower food price inflation story could soon be over
SA's lower food price inflation story could soon be over

South Africa's food price inflation numbers continue to surprise us. The figures recently released by Statistics South Africa show that food price inflation remained unchanged in March 2019 at 2.3% for the third consecutive month...

By Wandile Sihlobo 4 hours ago

Travellers called to comply with SA's import regulations

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has called all international travellers, who will be visiting or returning to South Africa during the Easter holidays, to comply with the country's import requirements for agricultural and related regulated products...

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AAVF creates platform for vertical farming network

Vertical farming has many benefits such as year-round production, increased profitability, fewer space requirements and a reduced carbon footprint, but it is not without its challenges, some of which include the cost of infrastructure, reliable electricity supply and knowledge and skills...

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Campbell sells fresh food producer Bolthouse Farms for $510m

Campbell Soup Company will sell Bolthouse Farms to an affiliate of private equity firm Butterfly Equity, for $510 million...

2 days ago

Meet the family behind SA's new Loxtonia Cider brand

Loxtonia Cider's Larry Whitfield and his daughter Ali prove that the apple certainly does not fall far from the tree...

3 days ago

Researchers help Eastern Cape farm explore new opportunities to improve livelihoods

UWC's Professor Ndiko Ludidi has shown that the knowledge generated in university laboratories can make a very tangible difference in the real world...

3 days ago

Smallholders benefitting from digitised agriculture

A project in Uganda that uses information and communication technologies in agriculture is transforming the livelihoods of smallholders...

By Nelson Mandela Ogema 3 days ago

SA's fruit industry - Doing more with less

Doing more with less is a theme that's found its way into the narratives of all our economic sectors, in one way or another. The agricultural sector - and the fruit industry - has certainly not been spared, especially when it comes to the dwindling natural resource of water...

By Konanani Liphadzi 12 Apr 2019

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