Climate change and supply chain disruptions impacted food availability and affordability in 2022, causing double-digit inflation for many key items.
Soil erosion is a serious environmental problem in South Africa, affecting both land and water resources.
The link between coal, gas and water pollution is clear, but the extraction and use of fossil fuels affect ecosystems in many less obvious ways as well.
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.
Livestock farming contributes to poverty reduction in rural areas. However, industrialised livestock farming is one of the greatest threats to planetary and human health.
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.
Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a greenhouse gas (GHG), more commonly known as laughing gas. While N2O rarely makes headlines, it is a dangerous driver of climate change.
Farming is a thriving, robust and diverse sector in South Africa, consisting of both commercial and subsistence farms.