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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...

The Groot Plaasproe – from goat to beer!

Do you yearn for the farm life and delicious farm food? You are not the only one! The Groot Plaasproe on Sandringham Estate outside...

Helping plants remove natural toxins could boost crop yields by 47%

This article was originally published in The Conversation and written by Paul South, postdoctoral researcher at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology,...

Organic boom needs more land

Not enough land is being converted to organic farming to meet the increase in demand for organic products, according to market analysis from Informa’s...

SA food price inflation ticked up slightly in April 2018

Food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation marginally ticked up to 3.9% in April 2018, from 3.5% in the previous month (March). The uptick was largely...

New label helps UK shoppers dodge plastic

The world’s first plastic-free trust mark is being adopted by supermarkets in the UK from this month (May), to show shoppers which products contain...

First World Bee Day celebrated in May

On the first World Bee Day, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees...

FAO and ICA sign new strategic partnership

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and FAO renewed their partnership, paving the way for more joint efforts to enable smallholder and small-scale family farmers...

Global food trade must focus on nutrition over cost

Global trade in food is essential for all countries, but the world's trade and regulation rulebook needs to be rebooted with an eye to...

Experts to review VAT zero-rated items announced

A panel of experts will review and consider expanding the list of 19 basic food items that are VAT zero-rated, in light of the...