A tumultuous era has ended and there's a silver lining to the cloud that has been hanging over South Africa.
Maize production in Zimbabwe in 2017 is at its highest for decades.
To stimulate innovation in the agriculture sector education and training is in dire need of substantial reform for greater integration, cooperation and accountability.
Has South Africa's constitutional project failed? Is the country's constitution an obstacle to meaningful redistribution and land reform?
Many African countries are still searching for inclusive commercial farming models that can bring in private investment without dispossessing local people.