Invasive plants reduce resilience to wildfire

Invasive plants reduce resilience to wildfire

The Overberg is preparing for the next fire season as we head into the summer months following a dry winter. Because of the increased fire risks, landowners and property owners are now encouraged to address the threats of invasive alien plants – which increase the severity and frequency of wildfires. In the Overberg, now is…

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Climate services can improve locally-led agricultural actions

Climate services can improve locally-led agricultural actions

Society is facing an interconnected crisis ranging from a climate emergency to rapid biodiversity destruction and engrained poverty. A myriad of global and local actors is working together to determine the importance of locally-led actions in this regard. The provision of climate services can support the need for farmers to adapt to the changing climate.…

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Is it possible to improve crop productivity?

Is it possible to improve crop productivity

A systems approach and specialist support could be the answer Globally, crop production sustains humans and animals alike, and it is pivotal to human survival. By nature, the two main focal points of the crop production system are productivity and profitability. All inputs into the crop production system have one or both of these two…

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