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Card image 24 November 2021 Food for Mzansi

Corruptiion iin Eastern Cape cripples balck farmers

While the Eastern Cape has earned a reputation for corruption, agricultural leaders reckon it's unfortunate that corrupt behaviour has also

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Card image 24 November 2021 IOL

Slow government decision making hinders black farmers in the country, says Agbiz

The association of agribusinesses operating in South and southern Africa’s chief economist, Wandile Sihlobo, said this week that recent studies showed that black South African farmers produced a mere less than 10 percent of the country’s total agricultural output.

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Card image 22 November 2021 Farmers review Africa

Land reform programmes receive financial injection

Land reform programmes ,financial injection ,Sanlam Foundation ,Vumelana Advisory Fund,landowners investors ,South Africa creating employment

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Card image 22 November 2021 GroundUp

Eastern Cape women abandon vegetable gardens to collect scrap for cash

“Everything here in Qunu has collapsed after Madiba passed away”

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Card image 28 October 2021 GroundUp

Families living in Tsolo forest say they won’t be voting on Monday

The settlement of about 1,000 households has almost no basic services

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Card image 22 September 2021 GroundUp

Activists urge Ramaphosa to move N2 Wild Coast Toll Road

The road will bring destruction to the Wild Coast, they say. But SA National Roads Agency disagrees

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Card image 21 September 2021 Engineering news

Research group reports low level of market concentration in SA agriculture

In a recent brief report, the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP) pointed out that, according to the available data, the agricultural sector was one of the South African economy’s least concentrated sectors. And while agro-processing was much more concentrated that agriculture itself, it was still far from being one of the most concentrated sectors of the economy.

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Card image 12 September 2021 Moneyweb

How the South African government can boost its credibility in the agricultural sector

And what the private sector should do.

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Card image 10 August 2021 BusinessDay

Shaping the keys to unlock the Eastern Cape’s agricultural potential

Recent indaba focuses on creating a more inclusive rural economy

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Card image 07 August 2021 Daily Maverick

What honeybees in South Africa need from people: Better-managed forage resources

Honeybee forage resources are under increasing pressure in South Africa. This directly affects beekeeper livelihoods and pollination services.

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“Given the fact that it is widely available on the web, in various languages, makes it even more useful at a time when migration debates are not always focused and especially public debates not always based on facts.”

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I can think of no one better qualified to sit as Judge in the Constitutional Court. https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-12-02-geoff-budlender-a-raconteur-and-mensch-whose-work-in-human-rights-is-bigger-than-mount-kilimanjaro/

After two years of intense campaigning to get our parliament to adopt the Climate Justice Charter as per section 234 of South Africa's constitution, parliament has treated us with contempt and ignored our demand. The climate crisis has begun.

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