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Conservation Agriculture

Mar 12, 2019, 3:03 PM

Conservation Agriculture is a system of farming principles and practices that increases biodiversity, enriches soils, improves watersheds, and enhances ecosystem services, by capturing carbon in the soil and above ground biomass. The system draws from decades of scientific and applied research by the global communities of organic farming, agroecology, holistic grazing, and agroforestry.

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Water agtech

Apr 9, 2019, 10:56 AM

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Sustainable practices

May 22, 2019, 11:49 AM

Conventional farming practices, such as monoculture, conventional tillage, heavy chemical reliance and leaving soil bare is unsustainable. This is due to nutrient and diversity losses (both above and below the soil) and soil degradation. Globally 75% of arable soil is degraded due to conventional tillage. 

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Transforming Food Systems Under a Changing Climate

Nov 1, 2019, 11:18 AM

The CCAFS looks at Future technologies and food systems innovation for accelerating progress towards the SDGs: key messages.

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Funding opportunities for farmers

Feb 3, 2021, 6:53 AM

Interesting article that lists 10 funding opportunities available for farmers.

Funding Opportunities

May 17, 2021, 10:47 AM

Funding opportunities 

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Request for Quotation: Food System and Entrepreneurship Incubation Programme

May 26, 2021, 9:19 AM


Introducing Grape Compass: A new easy-to-use fungal disease forecasting system

Jun 24, 2021, 10:27 AM

Effective control of grape fungal diseases such as powdery mildew, downy mildew and botrytis is critical to profitable table and wine grape production. Given the high stakes for farmers, controlling these diseases typically relies on fixed preventative sppraying that comes at a significant cost to the business as well as the environment. 

Soil Health

Sep 13, 2021, 1:19 PM

Case Studies in Soil HealthThe importance of timing to strawberry production | Farmer's Weekly, 2020

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Water Compliance

Sep 30, 2021, 4:44 PM

Compliance with water regulation can be daunting. The following resources have been provided for guidance to the basic regulatory requirements for lawful water use. For further assistance, please contact

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Water Resilience Guidelines and Best Practice

Sep 30, 2021, 4:56 PM

General water stewardship:

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2023 FNF GreenPitch Challenge

May 16, 2023, 3:58 PM

GreenCape, in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF), invite innovators and entrepreneurs with economically viable green economy innovation business ideas to enter the 2023 FNF GreenPitch Challenge. Enter your green economy Early stage start-up (proof of concept e.g. pilot project running, looking for first round of seed funding) & Pre-growth (registered and trading, with sales - looking for series A funding) phase businesses to stand a chance of pitching to a panel of esteemed judges at a “shark tank-style” hybrid networking event, hosted in Cape Town on 27 July 2023. Network with potential investors, business incubators, local government decision-makers and green economy experts. 
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Contact Us

May 8, 2015, 11:03 AM

Western Cape Department
of Agriculture
Call:         +27 21 808 5111
Address:    Main Building, Elsenburg, Muldersvlei Road, 7607

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Plans & Policies

May 8, 2015, 12:56 PM

This page hosts all relevant legislation and action plans that relates directly or indirectly to agriculture. The portal will direct you to the relevant documentation according to your topic of interest.

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