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Crop conditions discussed at #Nampo2019

The current season’s crop yield and planting conditions were in the spotlight during Nampo 2019 when Jannie de Villiers, CEO of Grain...

Trade has a key role to play in food safety

International trade is a very important tool for tackling hunger but countries must guarantee that globally traded food is of good quality,...

First MSc graduates from new Food and Nutrition Security programme

Alison Barr, Hlanzeka Mpanza and Anja Lategan are the first three MSc graduates with post graduate qualifications in Food and Nutrition Security...

EC/African task force makes recommendations on African rural development

A European Commission (EC) task force, including a researcher from the South African Centre of Excellence in Food Security (CoE-FS), has released its recommendations...

#AgriMarkets: Food security looks dire in Mozambique

We rarely explore developments in Mozambique’s agricultural sector as that country is not a key contributor to the production of Southern Africa’s...

Enhancing veterinary paraprofessionals’ governance to safeguard livelihoods

The growing impact of animal diseases in food security, livelihoods, and public health has strengthened the essential need for a strong and well-trained veterinary...

Food security low on the national agenda

According to the latest available research, 54% of South African households still experience hunger or the risk of hunger. This means that the people...

Lower risk solutions to fight fall armyworm

This article was originally published in The Conversation.com. Click here to read the original article. Caterpillars of the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), an invasive...

Solar fridge fights farm-level food loss

Indian start-up business Ecozen won the first Food Loss Challenge Asia, a competition that encourages solutions to the growing problem of food loss in...

ARC celebrates World Soil Day

World Soil Day takes place annually on 5 December to create awareness of the importance of soil health. On 5 December this year, the...