Much of SA will grow drier for longer, says a new climate-change study – and quite a bit hotter

8 September 2021. Dry spells will be longer, the entire dry season will be longer, and it will get quite a bit hotter while the rains stay away. Read more…


Agri SA – National drought disaster declaration a step in the right direction

27 July 2021. Read more…


Agri SA welcomes national drought disaster declaration

22 July 2021. Read more…


To make agriculture more climate-friendly, carbon farming needs clear rules

6 July 2021. As the effects of climate change intensify and paths for limiting global warming narrow, politicians, media and environmental advocates have rallied behind “carbon farming” as a mutually beneficial strategy for society, the environment and farmers. Read more…


Blue carbon

8 June 2021. Are our oceans the secret solution to the climate crisis? Read more…


Drought crisis intensifies in Northern and Eastern Cape

4 May 2021. At his point in time, the water level of the Kouga Dam stands at 4%, the lowest since the dam was built in the late 1960s. This posed a serious threat to citrus production in the Gamtoos Valley. Read more…


SA consumers express willingness to help combat sustainability issues

26 April 2021. As Earth Day is observed around the world on 22 April, new research on sustainability, commissioned by Mastercard, reveals a marked increase in consumer passion for the environment, as personal attitudes toward the environment evolve as a result of Covid-19. Read more…


How wheat straw, mango peels could be used for renewable food packaging

23 March 2021. Wheat straw and mango peels that are normally disposed of in landfills or used as manure and animal feed could potentially be used in the development of renewable, biodegradable and non-toxic active (the ability to respond to temperature and time changes in food storage) food packaging that could help keep products fresher for longer. Read more…


France´s Costly Green Wine Revolution

12 March 2021. Environmentally sustainable wine might sound great, but what if only rich producers can afford to make it? Read more…