Tag: agriculture

Picture: The Franschhoek Wine Tram. Werner Bayer/Flickr

What makes an Agritourism farm in Africa successful?

Skeiding Farm is near Heidelberg in the Western Cape.  Guests are involved as far as possible in the workings of the 1200 hectare family farm, which include the following animals and crops:  Ostriches, Merino sheep, Nguni cattle, Canola, Wheat, Barley and Peas.  In other words, a variety of activities.  In their own words “Neels is the farmer, socialiser, “braaier” and farm tour guide, and Anne-Lize is the baker, jam maker and money taker”.  Guests get up early to join Neels in his daily farming activities, then come back to have a farm breakfast cooked by Anne-Lize.

Uno spazio alpino condiviso: il ruolo degli indennizzi nella riduzione dei conflitti uomo-fauna selvatica

La coesistenza tra l’uomo e fauna selvatica nell’ecosistema alpino si sviluppa attraverso continue interazioni che, talvolta, si evolvono in “conflitti” che possono provocare diversi pregiudizi a chi ha stabilito in montagna la propria attività economica. La legge mitiga gli effetti di tali conflitti tramite strumenti di riequilibrio economico: si tratta di indennizzi o risarcimenti? E […]

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