Climate change is impacting agriculture, farmers’ livelihoods and the price of our food. Action is essential to safeguard food security.
Climate change and supply chain disruptions impacted food availability and affordability in 2022, causing double-digit inflation for many key items.
Spiralling food prices are driving inflation and squeezing household budgets. This is exacerbating poverty, hunger and debt.
Soil erosion is a serious environmental problem in South Africa, affecting both land and water resources.
Rural development is vital for South Africa’s sustainable economic future. The farming sector is perhaps the most important, as food security and poverty reduction depend on it.
The cascading effects of climate change impact our ability to produce food, leading to food insecurity and increased food prices.
Agriculture is both a victim and culprit of climate change. The sector is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions and is acutely vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
A drought refers to a period of time when an area experiences lower-than-average precipitation. South Africa faces an increasing risk from drought due to climate change.
Biosphere reserves are dedicated areas of ecological protection that promote solutions for sustainable development and human well-being.
Farming is a thriving, robust and diverse sector in South Africa, consisting of both commercial and subsistence farms.