South Africa's Bioeconomy


South Africa has the third-highest level of biodiversity in the world. The bioeconomy approach in South Africa is a catalyst to unlocking the vast untapped potential of agricultural biotechnology and providing innovative solutions to food security and sustainable economic development.

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