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Farmers view agriculture as an investment vehicle

It’s important to plan beyond the drought in a sector that will remain a driver of economic growth and social stability. Although agriculture has always been the backbone of most rural economies,...

Absa contributes R1m towards AgriSA drought relief efforts

Absa, a member of Barclays Africa, has donated R1m towards AgriSA’s efforts to assist drought-stricken farmers and the communities that depend on farming around the country. Sazini Mojapelo, Head of...

South Africa will not declare national disaster over drought

South Africa will not declare a national disaster in response to its worst drought in a century as it hopes ample late rains will continue to improve the situation, Deputy Minister...

Engen fuels “transporting hope in a tanker”

South Africa is in the throes of a water crisis as it faces drought and water scarcity across the country. Committed to assisting the drought-stricken area of Vryheid in KwaZulu-Natal, Engen Petroleum has joined forces with Cargo Carriers,...

NWK announces drought aid options for producers

NWK is implementing several actions to try and reduce the impact of the drought and help ensure the sustainability of producers. Possible additional options for supporting producers – like postponing production...


Shell enters floating gigawatt project

The oil firm acquires the controlling share of an Irish company planning a 300-MW floating facility with potential to reach 1 GW. IRISH project developer...