A woman pours maize grains into a bucket in Shamva, about 80km out of Harare.
Maize production in Zimbabwe in 2017 is at its highest for decades.
South Africa has the ability to meet national food requirements but for this to happen serious reforms in its agriculture sector are needed.
To stimulate innovation in the agriculture sector education and training is in dire need of substantial reform for greater integration, cooperation and accountability.
Many are questioning South Africa’s constitutional democracy amid high poverty and unemployment.
Has South Africa's constitutional project failed? Is the country's constitution an obstacle to meaningful redistribution and land reform?
Workers harvesting from a commercial farm in Ethiopia.
Many African countries are still searching for inclusive commercial farming models that can bring in private investment without dispossessing local people.