COP 20 LIMA Presenter on: Importance of organic virus free crop seeds, companion planting trees, fruit trees and food crops which create a more bio-diverse ecosystem and resilient farming base. Recommendations on best practices of seed sources and collection. Combining conservation with restoration efforts
COP 20 LIMA Interview with FSC spokesperson on: Protection of forest bio-diversity, soil, waterways are checked controlled by certified organisations. Non compliance will result in the loss of FSC certification. Interview with spokesperson from Landscapes.org on impacts of growing potato crops at higher than normal elevations in Peru, due to the spread of insect and […]
In an interview at COP 20, Lima, with a speaker from Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), who spoke on the issue of smallholder farmers having the simultaneous roles of ‘Risk’ and ‘Information’ managers in today’s farming environments with the added complexities and challenges of climate change as well. In terms of farming systems, farmers need […]
COP 20 Lima Panel Speakers from the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) on: The inclusion of positive Small-holder Organic Farming climate change impacts in the IPCC climate action negotiation agenda. Agriculture is at the forefront of climate change impacts with, droughts, floods & extreme weather impacting on food security and loss of farming […]
COP 20 Lima Panel Speaker Kimaren Ole Riamit from Indigenous Livelihoods Enhancement Partners, (ILEPA) based in Kenya on: The rights and interests of indigenous people to be recognized by COP negotiators & included in binding Climate action plans and agreements. Although indigenous people are of the land and have the lowest carbon footprint, they are […]
COP 21 PARIS University of Reading UK speaker Dr. Peter Dorward & Walker Inst. Prof. Ros Cornforth on: Supporting African farming communities with climate data to enable improved decision making criteria, food crop security and create sustainable livelihoods in developing countries.
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Johan Wolmarans on the viability of BioGas power, steam & hot water generation, utilising agricultural waste streams from farming operations.
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Bennie van Zyl from TLU SA on: The importance of land, soil & water preservation to ensure a sustainable future of the agricultural industry in SA.
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Leonie from the Agricultural Research Council on: Research for the sterilisation of male fruit flies to combat fruit, wine & food crop losses, implementation of remedial honeybush tea farming on a broader scale.
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Bobby Lawrence from Kemin on, Organic acids and Inoculates used to protect animal feeds such as hay & silage from getting mould and fungus, which also adversely affects animal health.
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Arnold Swart from Integrated Fire Mgmt. Services on: Integrated fire management training, preventative measures, alien tree clearing, fire break construction. Farmer & farm labour fire fighting & fire prevention training.
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Gerhard Koen from GeoAgro Africa & BioFarm Solutions on: Satellite food crop monitoring systems for farmers, sustainable farming without chemical fertilisers, utilising natural microbes to restore soil health & the optimisation of healthy food crop production.
Organic Farmer & Panel Speaker Theo de Jager, on,viable Organic Farming and the power of the End-consumers choice in the Value Chain to support global sustainable conservation farming.
COP 21 PARIS. Robert Madjita Deputy Director of EMELEE Environmental Management NGO Uganda speaks on, innovative agriculture pilot project in Uganda using efficient techniques for crops and animals using drought resistant plants. Construction of water efficient irrigation systems.
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