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Vergelegen completes eroded watercourse rehabilitation programme

Vergelegen Wine Estate's environmental undertaking on five sites has seen the removal, storage and replanting of some 15,000 indigenous plants that were housed temporarily while the programme was underway...

20 May 2021

Cannabis Master Plan to be presented to Nedlac

DALRRD Minister Thoko Didiza says as the legalisation and the commercialisation of cannabis remains at the forefront of public debate and on top of the agenda for policymakers globally, the plan will be presented to the National Economic Development and Labour Council by the end of May 2021...

14 May 2021

NPOs invited to support local food garden projects

The City of Cape Town's Urban Management Directorate is inviting applications from suitable not-for-profit organisations to apply for grant funding to implement a food garden project in partnership with the City.

11 Feb 2021

Food Lover's on the lookout for social enterprises to join supplier network

Food Lover's Market has launched its Seeds Of Change Supplier Development Partnership to create opportunities for social enterprises to join the fresh produce retailer's network as a supplier...

3 Feb 2021

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

FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems

Turning the recovery from Covid-19 into an opportunity for cities to become more sustainable, resilient, and provide access to healthy foods for all...

23 Sep 2020

Using agriculture to help boost job creation, investment in Mozambique

Brazilian investors have expressed interest in Mozambique's agribusiness, given the agro-ecological potential and the promising opportunities that the country offers in this sector.

25 Aug 2020

Vegetable farmers in urban Ghana don't worry much about food safety - but they should

The United Nations projects that by 2050, 70% of the world's population will live in urban areas. Ensuring sustainable food supply in a rapidly growing city becomes a matter of concern...

By Kabila Abass 12 Aug 2020

CoCT celebrates 33 urban farming graduates

The City of Cape Town's Agri-Planner training programme has made it possible for 33 youths from disadvantaged backgrounds in Philippi to receive agricultural training certificates.

30 Jul 2020

Philippi's urban agri project gets R40m investment boost

"The purpose of the project is to revitalise small and medium-business urban farming, offer training, and increase job opportunities in Philippi."

20 Jul 2020

Urban farming: Is it financially and spatially feasible?

The urban farmer has some key issues to consider with regards to land, water, soil, infrastructure, and marketing opportunities...

By Michelle Marais 17 Jul 2020

Smaller farmer's fields can reduce biodiversity loss and increase wild plants, birds, beetles and bats

The steep decline in biodiversity is worrying, especially as wild species are important for pollination and pest control...

By Lenore Fahrig 13 Jul 2020

UCook Market Box launched to support small-scale farmers

Looking to help local, small-scale food producers make ends meet during the Covid-19 crisis, UCook has launched the UCook Market Box...

30 Jun 2020

How planting a garden can boost bees, local food and resilience during the coronavirus crisis

Victory gardens were popular during wartime, and have made a comeback during the current pandemic...

By Sheila Colla 14 May 2020






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