The journey towards a thriving continental agrifood system

The year 2021 was one of critical conversations about global agrifood systems – the processes and methods through which farming produces food. Following on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic and a rise in global poverty, 2021 was a year for recovery and an urgent call to transform food systems if the world is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets by 2030.

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Tractor sales, rainfall forecasts point to bumper summer crop season for South Africa

  • 10 September 2021
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South African producers of summer crops such as maize, sunflower seed, soya beans, sorghum and dry beans can look forward to a very favourable season says Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa, Agbiz.

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