Africa is not rich in agricultural
resources but is diverse in terms of
climate and soil types, with the result
that the country's farmers can, with
innovative commercial farming practices,
backed by a good infrastructure,
including research and extension, fill
the pantry with a large variety of
essential and sought after food products
throughout the year.
countries have South Africa's diverse
capacity for the production of bananas
(a tropical fruit) as well as cherries
(which require a cold winter), poultry
as well as ostrich meat, wine and dry
fruit, all the grain types, red meat and
dairy products it needs (except during
droughts when some imports are needed)
and fresh potatoes throughout the year.
general, to export more
agricultural products than it imports.