Saturday, April 8, 2017

South Africa: Agric, Culture, People and the Sky

South Africa is a water scarce country where only 12 per cent of land can be used for crop production, but it is Africa’s largest producer and the only net exporter of food on the continent, says Nico van Burick, chairperson of the Local Organising Committee for the 2017 IFAJ World Congress. In this photo, Vito Rugani (center) displays carrots to a visiting team of IFAJ delegates at his carrot packaging and juice factory in the Gauteng region. He moved from rags to riches in 20 years and used to sleep on the floor at an apartment in Johannesburg in the early 1990s. Today, Rugani and his partner, Vincent Sequeira, produces 40% of South Africa's carrots (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/TNBES/April 4)

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Africa Forum: Journalists Find Solutions to Challenges Facing Agric Journalism

One of the most important tools we can use to improve agriculture is to invest in young people - IFAJ President Owen Roberts (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/TNBES/April 2).

58th IFAJ Congress: Networking among most valued aspects of membership

Chairperson of LOC says networking top of the list at 2017 IFAJ world congress. Photo shows agriculture journalists from Danmark and Gambia (Photo Credit: Tom Bricknell/Australia)