In this episode we cast the spotlight on some of the latest agricultural developments in our country; we feature the essential oil business, visit a sugar cane project, and then we take to the skies with some highly skilled agricultural pilots.
In many parts of South Africa farmers have experienced the worst drought conditions in decades.
Elderly people in rural areas face hardship and tough challenges. Their plight is exacerbated by food insecurity, health issues, unemployment and being marginalised within communities.
Access to irrigation can increase crop yields and create opportunities for smallholder farmers to earn higher incomes.
Agricultural experts around the world believe that growing insects for food can be a safe and effective solution to food shortages.
As farmers face ever-increasing fuel and electricity prices, Living Land investigates alternative means to generate energy. We take a closer look at the abundant sources of renewable energy around us.