The Twelfth International Symposium on Pollination (ISPXII)

The Twelfth International Symposium on Pollination (ISPXII) will be held at Kirstenbosch National Botanic Gardens, in Cape Town, during 16 -20 October 2023. This symposium will bring many of the worlds leading pollination biologists together in South Africa....

Agri-Expo celebrates 190 years of excellence

Agri-Expo, the oldest agricultural society in Africa, recently celebrated 190 years of existence and 25 years of innovation by honouring prominent agricultural role players in the country. This firmly established organisation does not only boast with its ability to...

‘There is money in the soil,’ says community farmer

It was more than two decades ago when a group of 24 women and six men had the idea of starting the Siyazama Community Allotment Garden Association in their neighbourhood, opposite the Sizimisele Tech High School in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Most of the group members had...

Fish farmer believes tilapia is the protein of the future

Waking up to feed and supervise a school of Mozambique tilapia that could fill up 26 rugby fields is what 32-year-old Thomas Keet, director of Zini Fish Farm, does every day. The Cape Town born fish farmer’s mission is to ensure that our local supermarkets are...