Marula nuts are growing SA’s rural entrepreneurs in a win-win partnership with scientists and conservationists

Finding ways to ramp up the ability of rural populations to derive economic benefit from natural resources, and in a sustainable way is viewed as a key driver to bring real change to disenfranchised communities: the story of marula nut oil.

Big Mac serves up the whole world on one plate

Engela Duvenhage Fast food meal dissected in new study of globalization and diversity of the human diet A Big Mac and fries may be the quintessential fast food meal, but it can also be viewed as the perfect example of humanity's increasingly globalised diet as it contains over 20 plant species from around the world, according to Stellenbosch University researchers who have conducted a unique study of all the plants that people eat worldwide.


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