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Creating an enabling environment for women in agriculture

Access to finance, land and markets remains a major barrier for women in agriculture. When devising policy, governments should be mindful of...

Mohammad Karaan, the reluctant strategist

Strategy and leadership go together. People follow leaders who have an attractive dream, and a plan on how to pursue it. If...

#AgriMarkets: Updated agricultural policy for 2021 is paramount

A stable, predictable, and conducive policy environment is crucial to developing any sector and the economy at large. The expansion in South...

Targeted support for farmers: The value of accurate data

Most South Africans realise the importance of a prosperous, representative agricultural sector. It should be a socio-political and economic priority, promotes a...

Red meat industry welcomes the Brucellosis Control Policy

The national Red Meat Producers’ Organisation (RPO) has welcomed the publication of the Bovine Brucellosis Control Policy by the Department of Agriculture,...

Report highlights trends in WC agricultural sector

The Western Cape (WC) Department of Agriculture has published a report on the province’s agricultural sector profile for 2019. It was compiled by the...

Agriculture and the national minimum wage

The impact that the South African agricultural sector has on the economy, is far greater than just its contribution to the country’s gross domestic...