Sustainable Agriculture in Africa

Sustainable Agriculture in Africa

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

WWF-SA engages in efforts to promote sustainable agriculture, minimise adverse impacts of farming on the environment and to demonstrate good stewardship of natural resources. Agriculture is an important regional driver of rural development, job creation and poverty alleviation. Farming practices must therefore not only protect the long-term productivity of the land, but also…

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History of Agriculture in Africa

History of Agriculture in Africa

SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

MANNING, K; (2010) A developmental history for early West African agriculture. In: Allsworth-Jones, P, (ed.) West African archaeology. New developments, new perspectives. (pp. 43-52). Full text not available from this repository. Abstract The origins and spread of domesticated cereals in Africa remains poorly understood despite continued efforts. This is partly due to the perennial…

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Economy of South Africa 2014

Economy of South Africa 2014

SEPTEMBER 18, 2016

Lower oil prices and a rise in domestic demand could fuel a modest rebound for South Africa s economy in 2015 after power supply and labour disruptions slowed growth last year, the Oxford Business Group writes in its latest review. Broader uncertainty over emerging markets took its toll on the South African economy in 2014. This came at the same time as labour stoppages in…

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Business Brokers, South Africa

Business Brokers, South Africa

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Lara Van Pletzen is the newest member of ROI and is excited to represent ROI in the broader metro Atlanta area, having been trained and mentored by the superbly experienced and talented team in Boston, MA. Lara is re-entering the workforce after a period of staying home to raise Pieter and Simone while her husband JJ travelled extensively the past few years. Lara received her…

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Agriculture in sub Saharan Africa

Agriculture in sub Saharan Africa

SEPTEMBER 10, 2016

Source: World Development Report 2008: 56, Global Agrarecological Zones In summer 2011, a severe hunger crisis struck East Africa. Several million Africans in Somalia, Ethiopia and northern Kenya were dependent on foreign food aid. Persistent drought, sharply increasing prices for staple food and regional conflicts had caused a collapse of regional food supply. What can be…

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African countries by GDP

African countries by GDP

SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

The Third India Africa Summit takes place in New Delhi between Oct.26-30. Over 50 African countries are expected to take part with most of them represented by their heads of state or government. This will be India’s most important and extensive outreach and will set the stage for even more economic and political interaction between India and Africa. African and Indian ties…

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