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Food and Mouth Disease : Mozambique slaps ban on South African...

Mozambique has slapped a blanket ban on imports of animals and animal products from neighbouring South Africa due to the outbreak of an outbreak...

Botswana bans SA imports after foot-and-mouth disease 

The Botswana government says it has immediately banned the import of live cloven-hoofed animals and their products from neighbouring South Africa after a report of...

Africa: Irrigation doubles African food production

Food production in Africa still relies almost exclusively on rain-fed agriculture, leaving farmers and rural communities vulnerable to increasingly erratic rainfall patterns and extreme...

Collaborative Agriculture in South Africa and the way forward

The South African agricultural organizations will help the government to transform the sector. A few weeks ago, AFASA, NAFU, TAU and Agri SA signed the...

Kenya: South Africa lifts 11-year avocado ban

Kenya can now export avocados to South Africa after 11 years of the market being closed due to fruit fly menace. This follows fruitful talks...

Uganda: President Museveni To Officially Open The Jinja Agricultural show

All roads lead to the Agricultural Show in Jinja today as President Museveni is scheduled to officially open the event. According to Dick Nuwamanya Kamuganga,...

Global Food insufficency will be discussed at major Belfast summit

Food security experts from all over the world are set to converge on Belfast next month for a major summit on how to feed...

South Africa: Shawn Coetzee joins SAPO Trust

The South African Plant Improvement Organization (SAPO Trust) has appointed a new managing trustee. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, Shawn Coetzee, an MBA...

Guidelines for the responsible disposal of plastic pesticide containers.

Farmers make use of pesticides for farming activities. It is significant to consider the environment when disposing of the plastic containers for the pesticides...

South Africa: Zama Xalisa is NAMC’s new CEO

The National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) has appointed Zama Xalisa as the new Chief Executive Officer on a 5-year contract. Prof PK Chauke, Council...