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Zuma’s proposed land reforms are criticised for being more about populism than equality
Kick-starting thousands of small holdings with resources and finance makes good business sense
Boosting agricultural productivity is high on the African Union’s agenda
No longer just a subsistence crop, opportunities are growing for this drought-resistant root
There is talk of a 1m tonne shortage in 2020
The highly inefficient sugar industry is also under attack from cane poachers, costing companies millions of dollars a year
It will take a decade to regain pre-land reform output levels
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