Based in South Africa, Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) is a research organisation that facilitates policy development and dialogue across three focus areas: trade and industrial policy, inequality and economic inclusion, and sustainable growth. Read their latest work on Agriculture here.
My Smart Farm
Read how South African farmer, Wolfgang von Loeper, sought to achieve sustainable yet productive agriculture by using data collection and monitoring of farm ecosystems. Is this the rise of "Farming 4.0"?
AB Farms: Using hydroponics to enhance food security
Read how Mogale Maleka and Tumelo Pule combined their engineering experience to design and test new hydroponic approaches that allow farming without soil.
Small Business Development in the Climate Change Adaptation Space in South Africa
A longer report discussing the opportunities for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to get one step ahead in climate smart farming approaches.
You can here Economist Shakespear Mudombi speak on our Agriculture webinar (6th May) or visit the TIPS website at: https://www.tips.org.za