Impact of COVID-19 to the farming industry in South Africa

Fears are growing about the impact the coronavirus disease - or COVID-19 - global pandemic could have on food supplies. South Africa's Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has made it clear that the agriculture and food sector value chain, which is responsible for food security, has been declared as essential as the country continues its nationwide lockdown under level 3. More on this fom Mbali Nwoko, an award winning farmer,founder and CEO of of the agribusiness Green Terrace, based in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, where high value vegetable crops are farmed, and supplied to retailers, food processors and fresh produce markets across South Africa