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Action plan to mitigate impact of drought to be announced

Further strategies to mitigate the impact of the drought on the Western Cape’s agriculture sector will be announced this week.   Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the Western Cape...

Innovative wine makers raises the profile of local wines

Although the impact from the drought experienced in the Western Cape may be less severe on the the 2018 wine grape harvest than previously estimated, it has challenged local winemakers to be...

WC wine company returns from Russia with a deal worth millions of rands

The Investment and Trade Initiatives (ITI) to Moscow, Russia organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has produced fruitful results for Stellenbosch Koopmanskloof Wines and promising leads for several...

New documentary shines light on Kalk Bay fishing community’s ‘stolen heritage’

Greenpeace Africa recently shared a teaser for its upcoming documentary Gutted which amplifies the voices of small-scale fishers in the Kalk Bay fishing community who are battling for fishing permits. This while industrial...

Protection for the agrochemical sector

Incorrectly used agrochemicals can have serious consequences for the health of users, the public, and the environment. Key to protecting all stakeholders from unnecessary exposure and misuse is effective and clear...

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Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers

Engen, South Africa’s favourite petrol station*, has stepped up to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the...

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