Western Cape agriculture under threat

The Western Cape agriculture sector is said to brace itself for increased heat, water stress on crops and livestock, and droughts as a result of climate change. The Western Cape government together with UCT developed the SmartAgri project, a long-term climate change response strategy. SmartAgri provides detailed scenarios and response proposals to mitigate the impact of extreme weather events on the province's agriculture sector.

Read more about what has happened thus far and what can be expected.

Also visit SmartAgri here.