Sustainable agriculture can be defined as producing food and livestock over the long term with minimal negative effects on the environment. It is undertaken by a society with the goal of producing the greatest quantity of food over the longest time in order to feed a growing human population while keeping the environment intact.
In this episode, Mandisa Mazibuko Masters candidate in crop sciences specialising in agronomy, shares some insights on why we needs sustainable farming and some sustainable practices for small scale farmers.
And this week, we celebrate #SoilSista, Minah Marendi, After dedicating three decades of her life as a health hero. Marendi was inspired to trade in her stethoscope for a new venture with boots and gloves nurturing the soil.