SOUTH AFRICA

Problems facing Tea production in South Africa

Problems facing Tea production in South Africa

Competition with unwanted weeds for plant nutrients leading to poor quality produce. Pests e.g. aphids which destroy the crop leaves leading to losses. Diseases e.g. root fungus disease which leads to poor quality output. Inadequate capital yet expensive machinery is used in tea processing. Scarcity of labour to do the plucking during the harvesting period. …

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8 IMPORTANCE OF TOURISM IN SOUTH AFRICA

8 IMPORTANCE OF TOURISM IN SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA has earned foreign exchange in form of invisible export from thousands of tourists who visit the country from Europe, Asia and from other continents due to her tourist potentials. Such income has been used to rehabilitate roads, set up heath units, etc. The industry has provided employment opportunities to many people of SOUTH …

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8 PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH INDUSTRIALIZATION IN SOUTH AFRICA

8 PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH INDUSTRIALIZATION IN SOUTH AFRICA

Inadequate capital to inset in the industrial sector local investors depend on basic provision from the government and foreign aid and grants which may not be adequate or has too high interest rates. Most industrial suffer from inconsistency in the supply of raw materials due to fluctuation in output especially agricultural raw materials, industries dependent …

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IMPORTANCE OF NOMADIC PASTORALISM TO THE ECONOMY OF SOUTH AFRICA

IMPORTANCE OF NOMADIC PASTORALISM TO THE ECONOMY OF SOUTH AFRICA

Importance of nomadic pastoralism to the economy of SOUTH AFRICA Source of human food with valuable proteins e.g. milk, meat/beef, and blood. It is a source of income to the pastoralists by selling farm products hence improving their standards of living. It is a source of employment e.g. through trade hence providing a livelihood for …

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FACTORS FAVOURING SUGARCANE FARMING IN SOUTH AFRICA

FACTORS FAVOURING SUGARCANE FARMING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Hot temperatures of 15°C to 27°C caused by the warm Mozambique current Heavy rainfall totals of over 1000mm per annum Generally flat landscape favoring mechanization Fertile well-drained soils in the natal province Abundant water for irrigation from river Mkuse, Umfolozi, Umzimkulu, etc Adequate capital from the South African sugar association Cheap labor by the south …

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