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Limpopo leads the SA stats on households with adequate access to food, thanks to groups like Letsitele Agricultural Cooperative.
Newly launched SA Harvest wants to eliminate hunger and food waste through education, and by the rescuing and re-distribution of quality surplus food.
A 10kg-bag fetched R85 at the Durban market, long before the usual seasonal increase in prices.
There’s a new diet which has nothing to do with body weight, but rather the 'weight of human consumption' on our planet. Here’s what it entails and why we should change our habits.
Deputy president David Mabuza said the committee into land reform, which he chairs, had programmes aimed at avoiding land reform which leaves bustling farms unproductive.
These are tough times for Africa – the shocks will be felt in terms of potential wheat price increases and this could remain the case until the continent improves its wheat production capacity, writes Wandile Sihlobo.
To understand how President Vladimir Putin is weaning Russians off foreign food, look no further than the apple trees growing in the Krasnodar region near the Black Sea...
A Chinese tycoon's purchase of vast wheat fields in France highlights China's increasing acquisition of foreign farmland to satisfy its massive population's growing appetite.
Politicians understand its power, its emotional force: land is the only thing “worth fightin’ for, worth dyin’ for”, writes Mandi Smallhorne.
South Africa’s food security ranking has improved three places to 44th out of 113 countries, and it ranks first on the African continent.
Drought-stricken Zimbabwe has relaxed conditions of importation of grain in a bid to ensure essential foodstuffs remain available, after a being hit by a devastating El Nino-driven drought and cyclone Idai in the past agricultural season.
Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza said while there were "no compelling reason for undertaking such a study", the department studies food security levels, agricultural production trends, and agricultural trade patterns.
A number of crops will be under threat in the province – especially as SA moves into autumn.
South Africa faces an impending food security crisis if there isn't urgent action to correct unsustainable practices, says environmental organisation World Wide Fund for Nature.
Research shows that urban food insecurity is a serious problem in SA, and the informal sector can play a major role in alleviating it. Government policy must support informal traders, says Margareet Visser.
South Africa is lagging behind when it comes to food security. Investment in agriculture helps, but farming needs innovation too, writes Wandile Sihlobo.
President Cyril Ramaphosa reassured Parliament that land reform would not come at the expense of damaging the economy or threatening food security.
More attention should be paid to the agricultural sector in Budget 2018 to ensure food security and to optimise the output of the sector to drive economic growth, says an economist.
Not only adults suffer the consequences of obesity. Worldwide a large percentage of children are overweight, which sets them up for serious health problems later in life.
The UN food agency says a global crisis in food supplies is causing even more migrants to cross borders.
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