Understanding Worcester’s food system through learning journeys

The Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP) and the  (SAFL) have joined forces with the to help disseminate the findings of a place-based research project led by professors Julian May and Bruno Losch. The team will lead a series of ‘Learning Labs’ which...

Hop harvest provides jobs, stimulates George economy

For the residents of George in the Western Cape, agriculture is an economic lifeline. This is especially true during the six-week hop harvest season which is said to create over 1 500 jobs and injects a revenue of R90 million into the area. George is the only area in...

‘Help women farmers compete in bigger markets’

Has South Africa done enough to support women’s enterprises in South Africa? If you ask Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) provincial head Alex Qunta, the answer is no. And this lack of support is particularly true in the agricultural sector, he says.  Qunta...