Agri EC helps farmers fight crime, implements camera security plan

17 September 2019. Taking positive steps to help fight rural crime, Agri Eastern Cape has begun working with farmers and security service providers to install an advanced camera system to help crackdown on criminals. Read more…


Dam levels South Africa

12 September 2019. The Department of Water and Sanitation has declared that South Africa has enough water to last until the next rainy season, but only if citizens continue to use the precious resource with care. Read more…


Ghana Heralds New Era for Plastic Pollution Action in Africa

5 September 2019. Ghana will become the first country in Africa to sign up to the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) in a bid to address the nation’s mounting plastic waste and pollution challenge. Read more…


Fresh Plaza News

28 August 2019. Water management issues in South Africa. Read more…


UN Warning: Food Is Going to Get Really, Really Expensive

14 August 2019. The global food supply is on the brink of disaster, according to a newly published report by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Read more…


Peak energy, peak oil, and the rise of renewables: An executive’s guide to the global energy system

13 August 2019. Global energy demand is headed toward a plateau over the next ten to 20 years, as the world focuses on electrification, energy efficiency, and more service-driven economic growth. Read more…


New report: Climate change threatens progress across SDGs

16 July 2019. A newly released United Nations’ report on the Sustainable Development Goals has warned that the impacts of climate change and increasing inequality across and within countries are undermining progress on the sustainable development agenda, threatening to reverse many of the gains made over the last decades that have improved people’s lives. Read more…


Trade should stop bottling it on carbon emissions

4 July 2019. Bottling and packaging play by far the largest role in the green house gas (GHG) emissions generated by the production and distribution of a wine, contributing 42% of the total carbon footprint, delivering a clear ‘innovation challenge’ for the trade if it is to fully join the march towards greater sustainability. Read more…


Recovery of soil health crucial for agricultural sustainability

25 June 2019. The life of agricultural soil in South Africa is in a state of total imbalance after years of uninformed application of agricultural chemicals combined with practices that are, often unwittingly, detrimental to soil health. Read more…