Small-scale irrigation can help smallholder farmers increase agricultural productivity and incomes, as well as improve nutritional outcomes.
The DA wants farmers to be allocated an emergency fund to assist with the load shedding crisis as Gauteng is facing a food security crisis.
‘It is estimated that more than 30 million South Africans are food insecure, with 25% experiencing perpetual hunger.’
Hospital malnutrition also has important cost implications for both medical aids and hospital administrators with tight budgets.
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KFC has denied a claim made by a Lydenburg woman who said that she bought ‘maggot-infested chicken’ from one of its outlets in Mpumalanga.
The president of the National Farmers’ Union Minette Batters called on the government to act to avert an “animal welfare crisis”
Tigray itself is receiving only about 10% of the aid it needs. In July the UN warned that 400 000 people “crossed the threshold into famine”.
It has been nearly three months since the UN warned that 400 000 people across Tigray had “crossed the threshold into famine”.
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Agri SA have warned that the riots in Gauteng and KZN will have an impact on food supply in a matter of weeks, as price hiking continues.
Mandela Day and beyond: A local food bank initiative. FoodForward SA, is helping to feed South Africa’s needy by salvaging excess food supplies.
Large numbers of people have gathered outside SASSA offices in KZN, as a result of fake messages regarding a R750 food voucher.
Heinz Tomato Ketchup has been discontinued in South Africa – only months after HP Sauce disappeared from our shelves and while another Marmite ‘crisis’ is looming.
The Department of Social Development has made R25 million available to assist vulnerable communities with food relief in the Western Cape.
Strategies food firms use include building close relationships with government, influencing scientific research and sponsoring events.
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South African avocado producers recently expressed concern over the increased theft from farms that are causing a great number of losses.