forestry

South Africa’s Response to the Outcomes of the Dubai Climate Change Conference COP28

13 December 2023 South Africa welcomes the landmark decision to adopt a Global Goal on Adaptation here at the COP 28 at the Dubai Climate...

Forestry

South Africa has a well-established Forestry sector with a fully integrated value chain including pulp, paper and furniture manufacturing. Forestry and forest products contributed...

President Cyril Ramaphosa to lead second SA Investment Conference

President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead government’s hosting of the second South Africa Investment Conference to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, from...

South African state visit to China a ‘tremendous and fruitful success’

South African President Jacob Zuma has described his state visit to the People’s Republic of China as a “tremendous and fruitful success” following official talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the two-day visit to Beijing.

SA economy grows 1.4% in third quarter

The South African economy grew by 1.4% in the third quarter according to data released on Tuesday by Statistics SA - and analysts say the recovery is expected to gain moderate momentum in the final quarter of 2014.

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.

Small-scale farms grow African women’s income

Thojane Organic Farm combines traditional African knowledge systems with supportive permaculture techniques to produce retail-worthy organic produce. The small-scale farm, run by PhD candidate Kenalemang Kgoroeadira, also provides the surrounding communities with nutrient-rich food, and a sustainable source of income.

President Zuma announces new Cabinet

Cyril Ramaphosa was appointed Deputy President and Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was promoted to minister of finance in President Jacob Zuma's new Cabinet, announced on Sunday following his inauguration for a second term as President on Saturday.

State launches aquaculture incentive

Some R800m has been set aside for the Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme, to promote the growth of aquaculture, which has been identified as a key growth industry given the falling fish stocks in the wild.
 Boost for food processing sector