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19 August

KwikBrix: Building Africa faster! KwikBrix is an ultra-strong interlocking brick building system designed to produce strong, affordable houses at a much faster pace of construction.  We are a Durban based eco-building company. Our focus is to build energy and thermally efficient structures with an emphasis on low carbon footprint building. We focus on three alternative building methods. The decision […]

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16 August

Making farming attractive: What young Zambians have to say Africa has the youngest population of any continent – 60% are under age 25. While this has evoked both hope and fear, it is clear that jobs are needed for the 12 million people entering the workforce every year. Making farming attractive is essential to maintaining […]

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16 August

InteliGro is an integrated crop solutions company that, by means of specialised technical advice and informed decision-making, offer long-term solutions to their growers. The strive towards food and environment safety, the continuous regulatory pressure from local and international bodies and the focus on sustainable farming confirms the need for more biological solutions as part of an […]

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16 August

Southern Mapping launches the new Verde Crop Analytics service  for Africa Southern Mapping Company (SMC), a South African company who provides LiDAR, Hyperspectral, Thermal surveys and mapping, as well as satellite imagery and GIS services for a variety of sectors, has been appointed by Airbus to introduce the new Verde Crop Analytics system to agricultural […]

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16 August

VariousOrowet formulations are currently manufactured in South Africa. These products are easily biodegradable and therefore have a low impact on the environment and beneficial insect populations. Many growers have become used to the excellent wetting properties of WETCIT®, a registered surfactant. Many vegetables, wine grape and citrus growers especially are using the bio-pesticide Prev-Am® for […]

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16 August

FAO course catalogue: 1. Sustainable Development Goal indicators 2. Food and Nutrition Security Analysis and Policies 3. Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment 4. Communication and Capacity Development 5. Agricultural Risk Management and Resilience 6. Gender and Social Analysis 7. Child Labour and Youth 8. Climate Change, Adaptation and Mitigation 9. Responsible Governance of Tenure 10. […]

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16 August

Ultra-precision MIS: Management Information Systems in the agricultural sector Ultra-precision MIS is the next wave in the evolution of MIS processes and technologies, starting with the appropriate information technology architectural design, informed by and aligned to the enterprise business strategy. Sustainability of food supply is rapidly becoming a key focus of governments globally. Africa has […]

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16 August

MAYFIELD: Save a Fortune on your Fertilizer Costs   Mayfield Enterprises began as a family business in 1983 on the KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, where a product was developed to provide an ergonomic and cost-effective knapsack fertilizer applicator for sugarcane crops. The applicator was quickly recognized as a device especially suited for the accurate and […]

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16 August

Flexipump – Simple Water Pumps The Flexipump is very easy to use to water pump – perfect for small scale irrigation. This simple, human-powered pump is designed to be very user-friendly. Both women and men find it easy to manage and it’s compatible with most crops. Weighing it at only 2.5kg, it’s simple to transport. […]

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16 August

Cage farming can protect Lake Victoria’s fish. But regulations need tightening Cage farming might be the next big thing in Kenya as catches reduce annually. Cage farming is but one of the alternatives to fishing. Lake Victoria’s fish stocks are struggling to keep up with demand. For instance, stocks and catches of Nile perch have […]

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