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World 06 May 2019 | 6:08 PM

As elections loom, South Africans call for faster land reform

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Surrounded by a crop of wilting sugar beans, Georginah Sidumo rubs red dust off a folder of documents she says are the only proof her farmers' cooperative has the right to work on the land it controls.

Community 16 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Cooperative on huge recruitment drive

KUANTAN: The newly-formed Malaysian Youth Farmers Cooperative will be going on an aggressive campaign to recruit members to participate in agriculture and food production.

Nation 11 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Mission to empower people

EVERY Saturday night, Bentong town comes alive – thanks to a well-planned effort to bring tourists to this more than a century-old town, located just about 80km from Kuala Lumpur.

World 30 Sep 2014 | 7:30 PM

Special Report - Wheat warfare: Islamic State uses grain to tighten grip in Iraq

SHEKHAN Iraq (Reuters) - For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop.

Community 25 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

MCA wants youth to get involved in agriculture

KOTA KINABALU: A concerted effort is underway to get younger Malaysians to venture into the lucrative agriculture and food production activities through an MCA Youth initiative.

Nation 05 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Farming without pesticides

GEORGE TOWN: Food production has one of the biggest effects on the environment, and the Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (Panap) is starting a “multiversity” to mark World Environment Day today and to show farmers how to avoid using pesticides.

Nation 20 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM

Rustlers hit Johor farms

JOHOR BARU: Travelling in groups of 15 to 20 people and armed with parang, a group of thieves is brazenly stealing cows and goats from cattle farmers here.

Nation 18 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Drought and lack of manpower driving up fruit prices

KUALA LUMPUR: Drought and an acute manpower shortage are driving up prices of local fruit but the worst is yet to come, warns the Malaysian Fruit Farmers Association.