SOUTH AFRICAN FARMERS THREATEN TO HALT FOOD PRODUCTION IF GOVERNMENT DOESN’T STEP IN TO HELP

The KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union (Kwanalu) on Thursday admitted that crime was a huge concern for everyone, including farmers, and that safety and security was not just a single-day initiative, but required a proactive response. Kwanalu was responding to threats by some farmers to halt food production to force the government to protect them after the […]
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Talks about radical land redistribution: Can Land Reform Feed South Africa?

President Jacob Zuma is talking tough about radical land redistribution and the expropriation of farms. But if redistribution is not well targeted, it may threaten food security and benefit elites in rural areas, reports Michelle Nel. In Tugela Ferry, KwaZulu-Natal, 95% of farmers with plots of less than half a hectare are producing crops commercially. […]
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