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Current use of commodities requires urgent adaptation

The world's current use of commodities is unsustainable. Markets must adopt greater urgency in tackling the challenges posed by climate change, major...

Agriculture a highlight during Sustainability Week

The Cape Media publication, Alive2Green, recently played host to the 9th annual Sustainability Week held at the CSIR International Convention Centre in...

World Oceans Day: There is hope for our oceans

To mark World Oceans Day on 8 June, Commonwealth head of oceans and natural resources Dr Nicholas Hardman-Mountford shares how his organisation’s...

UP breaks new ground in the fight against malaria

From insect-repellent socks to potential new drugs from local plants, the University of Pretoria’s Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP ISMC) is turning up...

Solidaridad celebrates 50 years

Solidaridad is a non-profit organisation involved in agricultural upliftment projects. This year they celebrate 50 years in existence and to mark the occasion Solidaridad...

Transforming ag to achieve sustainable development goals

As the prime connection between people and the planet, agriculture can help achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) as set out by the United...

Geographical indications can boost sustainability

Origin-linked products can be part of a virtuous circle of sustainable quality based on the preservation of local resources. This is according to a...

Redefining sustainability in the sugar industry

AB Sugar, one of the world’s largest sugar producers, has set specific sustainability goals towards 2030. AB Sugar CEO, Dr. Mark Carr, wrote: As one...

Millennials are driving demand for wool

The head of 150-year-old Italian textile mill Successori Reda says wool is having one of its best ever moments, driven by millennial demand for...

Global demand spurs sustainable fynbos harvesting

Many species of fynbos have been exported for decades but some of them are trending in Europe, Asia, Russia and other global markets. Silver...