Time to diversify SA wool export market

Time to diversify SA wool export market

It has been nearly two months since the Chinese authorities temporarily suspended wool imports from SA because of the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak earlier in the year. Recent communication from domestic wool industry group Cape Wool SA, following a meeting with its...
Avocado dominated the news cycle

Avocado dominated the news cycle

In the early days of this blog, I would regularly write a short note on Fridays focusing on one agricultural event that dominated the news wires in a particular week. I am now reviving that practice. There were a number of important events across Southern Africa’s...
Zimbabwe’s food insecurity could increase

Zimbabwe’s food insecurity could increase

It is hard to get a clear picture of crop conditions in Zimbabwe after Cyclone Idai. But reports from a number of media outlets who have people on the ground paint a concerning picture.  This afternoon, Al Jazeera came out with a headline — Cyclone Idai destroys...

Pin It on Pinterest