February 8, 2019

Working together yields profits for Keimoes farmers

The gravel road between Keimoes and Upington unfolds onto the lush, green oasis of Eksteenskuil in the Northern Cape. Here, a group of small-scale farmers have created a vibrant agricultural community through hard work and planning. […]
July 16, 2018

Who will take responsibility for South Africa’s sugar tariff crisis?

The FairPlay movement has called for a public enquiry into the fiasco that saw a zero tariff for sugar being set and gazetted in South Africa last year, which allowed importers to bring in and stockpile […]
July 16, 2018

Let’s get tech savvy with our security!

The smartphone has not only revolutionised communication; it is rewriting the rules on safety and security. Today, at the push of a button, a user can transmit a distress signal to a group of pre-identified individuals […]
July 16, 2018

Sorghum making headway in South Africa

Grain sorghum is not just for making soft porridge; it has many other uses. Climate change has sparked renewed interest in the crop in South Africa – Prof John Taylor Sorghum is the fifth-most important grain crop […]