Experts on agriculture say digital technologies could be a game changer for Africa, but only if policies are well aligned to ensure these technologies are put in the hands of smallholder farmers.
Various women entrepreneurs in the Agricuture sector were this week honoured for their contributions towards ensuring food security, Poverty alleviation and job creation at an awards ceremony in Cape Town.
Women are making strides as agricultural producers, but acceptance in this sector remains a major challenge.
Presidential Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture says it supports the proposed policy shift to use constitutional provisions to expropriate land without compensation.
Despite a second year of good rains in the Western Cape, the effects of the worst drought in living memory are still present.