How artificial intelligence is being deployed to find smarter ways to combat pests and pathogens and monitor crop health, writes Professor Dave Burger, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria.
South Africa has plenty of food. So, why are millions of people going hungry?
By James Francis.
In a unique new concept that benefits landlords and smaller creative retailers, e-commerce and retail are combined for a new generation of consumer. Lisa Witepski takes a look.
Farm-fresh deli goods, luxury mountain cottages, horses, bikes, trails, and fascinating adventures for children. Plus, their classic wines and legendary picnics under the oaks. Centuries on, Boschendal is leading the Winelands into the future, writes Katie Bigelow.
While inflation seems to be steadily increasing, the sharp April rise to 4,4% from 3,2% in March has largely been driven by transport costs and food prices. According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), the year-on-year increase in food and non-alcoholic beverages prices was 6,3%, while transport prices rose by 10,6%. However, the reality is… Read more »
Corporates and nongovernmental organisations are embracing partnerships and new technologies to feed the hungry. By Anthony Sharpe.
Food travels a complex supply chain. The required reduction in waste to address global hunger and global warming requires all stakeholders to become engaged, writes Gareth Griffiths.
Organic and sustainable farming are popular responses to global warming and important for future food security, writes Denise Mhlanga.
A look at how the agricultural sector performed during the COVID-19 pandemic and what its future holds. By James Francis.
Zero hunger is Goal 2 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. How is South Africa shaping up in the meeting of this goal? Gareth Griffiths reports.
When and how often you eat can impact your weight and insulin needs if you have type 2 diabetes. By Lynne Gidish.
In the wake of COVID-19, Africa has the chance to transform what much of the world sees as insurmountable challenges into monumental opportunities.” – Christopher OH Williams, president of African Leadership University.
Understanding soil can play a major role in farming and food security. Joanne Carew investigates.
The five Courtyard Hotels in Rosebank, Sandton and Eastgate in Johannesburg, Arcadia in Pretoria and Port Elizabeth have added an a la carte menu to their offering.
From sorghum beer to umphokoqo, local foods are finally culinary chic, says Anna Trapido.
What are some South Africans doing to make sure good food doesn’t go to waste? Nick Cowen takes a look.