In the six years since the South African government launched “Operation Phakisa” to accelerate development of the ocean-based economy, fishing yields have increased fivefold.
Understanding soil can play a major role in farming and food security. Joanne Carew investigates.
Mpho Lukoto speaks to academics about whether the Sassa grant can resolve hunger in poor households.
Clinton Matos looks at ways companies can keep their food out of the bins.
Clinton Matos interviews Oxfam’s Head of Democracy, Governance and Strategic Alliances Programme, Mthandazu Ndlovu.
Viking Fishing is one of the most diverse and dynamic fishing companies in South Africa. Nick Cowen speaks to them about the way they fish for the future.
Is processed food really unhealthy for you, and if so what can be done to make it healthier? Brendyn Lotz explores the matter.
Residents of Hangberg have been protesting over proposed fishing restrictions, but is there more to the tensions than the number of lobsters a fisherman can catch? Brendyn Lotz investigates.
What are some South Africans doing to make sure good food doesn’t go to waste? Nick Cowen takes a look.
Against the backdrop of a stagnant economy, agriculture was largely responsible for helping South Africa pull itself out of recession in September. Michelle Nel looks at why.
What lessons can be learned from the worst dry spell southern Africa has experienced in decades, asks Tremaine van Aardt.
Entrepreneurs across Africa are using technology to create sustainable solutions to some of the biggest problems faced by the agricultural sector, writes Lungelo Shezi.
CRISPR-Cas9 gene splicing is set to revolutionise genetic engineering when it comes to crops. But how is it likely to affect food supply? Sahil Lala investigates.
Statistics SA says food poverty in South Africa is on the rise. Nick Cowen looks at the causes.
Ownership of land is a touchy subject in South Africa. But one permaculture project in the Eastern Free State is giving hope to rural farming communities, as Samantha Clair Bezuidenhout discovers.
The Western Cape still faces mounting water shortages and the challenges that come with that. Lungelo Shezi investigates.