Blue North recently concluded a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) project to support the development of the Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA) Environmental Standard. Blue North developed an Excel tool growers can use to assess themselves against the new SIZA Environmental Standard. The tool also provides growers with reporting and improvement planning functionality. The next step is for SIZA to build the new Environmental standard into their online platform.
Carbon emissions of grain farming in the Western Cape
ANALYSIS: Is South African agriculture really dominated by big commercial farms? Evidence suggests not https://t.co/hecgSBIsdR (via )
1.6% decrease in dam levels. Avg. level at 57.4%. Consumption: Urban = 39%. Agriculture = 61%. Avg daily water use: 633 Ml/day. Target: 650 Ml/day. @Confrontclimate @AgriWesKaap @WCGovAgri