February 24, 2018


Food security linked to land reform

Pretoria – Government cannot talk about improving food security without referring to land reform, President Jacob Zuma told members of the African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) at a gala dinner on Monday. “In 2009, we made a commitment to transfer 30 percent of the 82 million hectares of agricultural land which was white-owned…
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Basic food crops evolved

Basic food crops evolved over an unusually favourable period There will be increased weather instability, notably floods and droughts, but also steadily increasing heat. The climate is changing and becoming more hostile to farming. Grains have developed over many thousands of years in an unusually moderate and stable climate (moderate, that is, ove…
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