Southern Africa could face another season of poor agricultural output
Southern Africa could face another season of poor agricultural output

There are preliminary indications that Southern Africa could face yet another year of poor agricultural output.

By Wandile Sihlobo 2 days ago

Global food prices up 2.7% in November
Global food prices up 2.7% in November

The latest Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, has averaged 177.2 points over the month, up 2.7% from October and 9.5% from the same period a year earlier.

6 Dec 2019

From left to right: Beverly Farmer from Women in Wine, Malmsey Rangaka from M’Hudi Wines, Denise Stubbs from Thokozani, Sheila Hlanjwa from Lathitha Wines, and Carmen Stevens from Carmen Stevens Wines at the recent ProWine China.
Black-owned wine brands make history at ProWine China

Eleven black-owned wine brands, which included Libby's Pride, Thokozani, Bayede!, Cape Dreams, Carmen Stevens Wines, La RicMal, Koni Wines, Lathitha, M'hudi, Women in Wine and Bridge of Hope Wines, made history as the biggest delegation to attend the annual ProWine China trade show in Shanghai, China held from 12 to 14 November 2019.

6 Dec 2019

Ethiopia is making maps to help improve soil health
Ethiopia is making maps to help improve soil health

Healthy soils are vital to human survival. They play a pivotal role in feeding global populations - after all, food is grown in soil. Healthy soils grow more crops and allow for nutrients to be better absorbed by the crops. That's why it's important to understand exactly when there might be a problem with the soil of a particular area, and what's causing it. Without a precise diagnosis, soil can't be successfully treated.

By Ermias Betemariam 5 Dec 2019

BizTrendsLIVE!2020 speakers announced and booking open
BizTrendsLIVE!2020 speakers announced and booking open

We are honoured to announce the following speakers who will share their vision of the trends shaping our region, from culture to connectivity and fintech to fashion at BizTrendsLIVE!2020, in association with Ster Kinekor, at the Mall of Africa IMAX theatre on Thursday, 30 January 2020.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 4 Dec 2019