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Organic Vegetables Production: A Case Study of Nkomamonta Cooperative
Linking Farmers to Markets Focus Area
18 February 2011
Sydwell Lekgau


  • Involves use of renewable resources, conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generation. E.g no use of antibiotics or growth hormones for animals, Veg no use of conventional fertilizers or pesticides
  • Organic agriculture is relatively new in SA
  • Consumption > Production (Waarts et al., 2009)
  • Demand for organic products is high on the local and international market

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