Alternative crops and ideas for the entire Western Cape

Introduction – Climate Change basics Globally climate change is accelerating (IPCC AR41) and African countries are being urged to start adapting now. Africa has been warned in various international documents and studies that its agriculture is highly at risk from changes to the climate. South Africa‟s agriculture sector is also at risk, especially in the western areas (soil […]

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Making the most of what we’ve got

Taylor, S (2008), Making the most of what we’ve got: The commercial beneficiation of indigenous plant species in arid areas, Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State. Abstract The paper will explore some of South Africa’s efforts to find new products, crops and industries from local biodiversity, to encourage the search for novel indigenous […]

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