Agriculture Trends 2021

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WorldFish, LVFO strengthen research ties boosting aquatic food availability in East Africa

The new agreement marks a step towards competitive, gender-equitable, and sustainable commercial aquaculture and fisheries management in the Lake Victoria Basin, bordered by Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda...

13 Jan 2021

Vertical sea-wall structures continue to protect our coastlines from the impact of climate change

Climate change, global sea-level rise, increased storminess. These 'predictions' by scientists are fast becoming a reality...

By Marisa Ackhurst 11 Dec 2020

A balanced approach to ocean and inland aquaculture will nourish the world

New research evaluates claims that ocean aquaculture is the next sustainable and equitable food frontier, points to a balanced approach that includes land-based aquaculture as essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals...

19 Nov 2020

Value chains boost water security, SME growth

A value-adding 'green' chain called Clear to Grow is being applied in areas around South Africa to reduce invasive alien plant species, boost local economic development, replenish water table levels and grassland environments, create micro industries, and provide entrepreneurial development...

4 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Aquaculture projects to create jobs

The Coega Development Corporation has announced that more than 900 jobs will be created through the Coega Aquaculture Development Zone...

23 Oct 2020

Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?

We (the citizens) need to re-establish an ecological healthy relationship between nature and culture...

By Bonani Madikizela 21 Sep 2020

Maize meal initiative launched to help feed SA's vulnerable

As part of the maize meal initiative, farmers and businesses across the agricultural value chain are urged to donate grain or cash for the procurement of maize...

14 Jul 2020

Why marine protected areas are often not where they should be

Biodiversity is often highest in places with human activity. The fishing industry has shown we can often have it both ways: maintain important livelihoods while protecting precious marine life...

25 Mar 2020

LE South Africa introduces oil-spill-eating enzyme technology

"In nature, bacteria release enzymes and biosurfactants that attack the spill. The biosurfactants emulsify the spill, breaking it down to be used as a food source for the bacteria. The end result of this process is CO2 and water."

8 Nov 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Using internet technology to improve cage fish farming

Cage fish farming is growing fast in Africa but there are various challenges such as fish dying from fluctuating water temperature with most farmers unaware of what to do...

By Joseph Davis Weddi 20 Sep 2019

Genetic improvement in aquaculture is key for food security

Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products...

28 Aug 2019



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