Category: Drought

 

First solar-powered desalination plant launched in WC

The Western Cape government and France has on Monday launched the first solar powered desalination plant in the Hessequa Municipality. The plant will initially provide 10,000 litres of water per day to the residents... Read more about 'First solar-powered desalination plant launched in WC'...


SA wine industry increases research in climate change adaptation

This article by Bizcommunity shows what the SA wine sector is focusing research on in order to make the industry more resilient to climate change. This includes research into:  smart-agri tools drought... Read more about 'SA wine industry increases research in climate change adaptation'...


Drought Policy Brief 2018

Drought Policy Brief 2018 The Drought Policy Brief identifies the macro economic impact of the drought on Western Cape agriculture sector. The study was done by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture and the... Read more about 'Drought Policy Brief 2018'...


Open Innovation Challenge

Open innovation challenge:  ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA,Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), Silicon Cape and RIIS have partnered in order to run an open innovation challenge to address the water challenge facing the agriculture sector. Submissions from entrepreneurs, SMMEs, companies and other interested parties... Read more about 'Open Innovation Challenge'...


OVERBERG: PREPARE FOR A TOUGH FIRE SEASON

The Overberg District and the Overstrand Local Municipalities are preparing for a challenging fire season. Read more about their proactive activities here.  And learn what you can do as a landowner or manager... Read more about 'OVERBERG: PREPARE FOR A TOUGH FIRE SEASON'...