oa Agriprobe - Agricultural science fiction : a reality in our lifetimes? (part 1)

Volume 9, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1810-9799



Farming plays an extremely important part in our society. After all, the majority of South African urban dwellers (of all races) are first generation urbanites or have very fond memories of holidays at the farm of a close relative. Nevertheless, during the better part of the last three decades the multiple roles of agriculture have largely been ignored. Only after some policy conferences and the food price crisis of 2007 has agriculture succeeded in reaching new levels of importance, especially as the creator of jobs in rural areas.

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