Farmers fear loss of land to Motsepe Foundation citrus project

Phalaborwa farming associations sound the alarm


Feature | 22 July 2024

Farm workers demand transparency on pesticide regulations

Newly appointed Minister of Agriculture John Steenhuisen says protest was “premature”


Brief | 5 July 2024

Meet the beekeepers of the mangrove forests

Members of the Cwebeni cooperative trek four kilometres to harvest honey deep in the forests of the Wild Coast


News | 18 June 2024

Displaced Limpopo farmers battle to make a living

Farmers had been working communal land near Phalaborwa since 2014


News | 13 June 2024

Pesticides are polluting Western Cape rivers all year round

Studies of three river catchments have found an association between pesticide exposure and poorer brain function in children


News | 12 June 2024

Stun grenades thrown at farm women outside Parliament

200 women were marching to call for a ban on pesticides


News | 4 June 2024

Evicted Paarl farm family moved to emergency housing

The Marthinus family lived in a library for a month after being evicted from the farm where they had lived for 20 years


Brief | 18 January 2024

Small farmer makes a comeback after devastating floods

Genadendal farmer Johannes Arendse sells his produce in Cape Town


News | 13 December 2023

Stock theft is making township farmers’ hard lives harder

Urban livestock are a soft target for criminals

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News | 27 November 2023

Small farmers celebrate victory outside Cape High Court

Housing Development Agency agrees to drop eviction proceedings


News | 21 November 2023

Farm worker family evicted, belongings dumped on the side of the road

“I am broken” says Jan Marthinus, in tears after his family was left homeless


News | 20 November 2023

70 small-scale Musina farmers face eviction

The municipality wants the land for a new township


News | 10 November 2023

Women farm workers demand meeting with Minister of Agriculture

Women on Farms Project marched to Parliament on Wednesday


News | 9 November 2023

Rural women shed light on food insecurity

“Small household gardens are not enough for women to be able to escape food insecurity” says activist


News | 30 October 2023

Small-scale farmers suffer devastating losses after Western Cape floods

At a Genadendal farm, nearly 500 chickens drowned, and over 50 pigs are missing

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News | 4 October 2023

Eastern Cape family waits for promised right to farm land where their ancestors worked

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform silent on why it’s taken years to issue a lease promised in 2019


News | 3 October 2023