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ITC unveils market price portal for ag products

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced the launch of the Market Price Information portal, an online database that will provide access to live...

The role of drones in agriculture

As available drone technology and its popularity increase, these aerial vehicles are increasingly being used in agriculture and rural areas. Currently, drones are being...

Protecting forests crucial for sustainability

Senior government officials from around the world gathered at the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) to focus on ways to step up global conservation...

Agribank secures $10m for Zim agriculture

Agribank has secured $10 million from the Egypt-based African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), which will be channelled towards capacitating agricultural exporters and value addition in...

Agri-tech innovation booming in Africa

In the plight to feed a growing population, the use of technology in agriculture has repeatedly been identified as a crucial link. In Africa...

Aquaculture development zone gets green light

Saldanha Bay’s proposed sea-based Aquaculture Development Zone (ADZ) has been granted environmental authorisation. The zone will enhance sustainable aquaculture expansion in Saldanha Bay and...

Agriculture revenue down for Omnia

In its audited results for the year ended 31 March 2018. Omnia also reports on its agriculture division. Omnia’s Agriculture division comprises Fertilizer RSA,...

Discussing challenges in farm management

Growing agricultural output will help to feed the world and improve rural economies.  Delegates attending the 22nd Congress of IFMA in Tasmania, Australia will...

2018 Prestige Agri Awards officially launched

The minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, has officially opened the 2018 Prestige Agri Awards. This year marks the seventh year that the Department of...

Agriculture cannot be measured in terms of money alone

Agriculture and agribusinesses annually contribute around 14% of total GDP to the economy of South Africa, but the value of these sectors cannot be...