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Research outputs: AGRICULTURE

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2020 Indigenous knowledge and modern sciences: complementary wisdom to help farmers: combining two knowledge systems to help sustain agricultural production in South Africa

For a very long time African communities, especially rural smallholder farmers, have relied on information gathered using indigenous systems...

2020 Re-thinking the value of land-based livelihoods in former Bantustans of post-apartheid South Africa

This paper explores the value of land-based livelihoods in former bantustans of post-apartheid South Africa. South Africa, particularly the ...

2019 Investment in public agricultural research in South Africa: a critical review of the evidence

This policy brief concerns an investigation into trends of public-sector investment in agricultural R&D in South Africa. The evidence sugges...

2018 Water quality impacts on agricultural productivity and environment

An estimated 20% of the world???s cropland under irrigated farming produces 40% of the global harvest, which means that irrigation accounts ...