Production has been dropping and will continue....... they have not been a big exporter and will be smaller in grains....
They are predominantly a contract producer for europe.
If they go the way of zim. they will decline from not being a big supplier of anything to supplying nothing.
Their productive age groups are working somewhere else in the world and have been for years. many here in the US harvesting and planting our crops since we have so few young people interested in those jobs.
There are laws now in SA, that transfer farm asset ownership to the native population as the current owners retire and die.
The killings that are reported to try to bring compassion from the rest of the world are just hate crimes that could be called retribution crimes.
Those crimes are not as concerning as the fact that there is and has not been legal action or arrests made in most of them. Their "native" communities continue to have areas that are lawless and designated human salvage yards to match any disturbing poverty slum in the world. Embarassing for a society that really thinks they are one of the advanced societies in the world. A society of 46 million, most of which live in poverty while 3 million live in european grace and dignity and will believe whatever it takes to keep all in their "place".
It is a society with an economy built on the exploitation of a"slave labor" pool, brutality has always found a place there. And as the tables turn, the elitists hope for compassion. Those who have ignored their history may feel they deserve some.
Why did you bring them up...?
Had brought it up in Forum but no one seemed to pay any attention.......Thought it might get some thought here but I understand politics are not welcome on the Marketing page.......Best quote that I saw on the Net about it was "Heck, anyone can farm...Those people have been working on farms a long time, they surly picked up on something"........