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New partnership to fight impact of climate change in vulnerable communities

Accredited as an implementing partner, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will work with the Adaptation Fund on projects to help vulnerable countries fight the harmful effects of climate change...

17 hours ago

Fair Cape Cares Foundation helps feed vulnerable communities

The Fair Cape Cares Foundation has undertaken two large-scale initiatives to assist with feeding Cape Town's hungry during the extended Covid-19 lockdown...

3 days ago

#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisis

As part of its community-based response to the crisis, Crossmoor Transport has supported over 2,000 families with food hampers of essential goods and groceries...

By Sindy Peters 2 Jul 2020

Engen contributes further to fighting Covid-19, pledging R1m to FoodForward SA

Engen late last month announced its partnership with FoodForward SA, donating R1m in fuel to help the organisation carry out its food delivery aid in vulnerable communities...

1 Jul 2020

Diageo to open its first carbon-neutral distillery

Diageo is building its first carbon-neutral distillery in the United States. The $130m distillery, which will produce Bulleit bourbon, is currently under construction...

30 Jun 2020

Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the operating environment for both the public and private sectors as a result of the unprecedented lockdowns and restrictions put in place by countries to curb infections...

By Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jun 2020

R2m investment helps Yebo Fresh expand township food distribution

The Scheinberg Relief Fund has contributed R2m to the online grocery delivery startup to help it expand its distribution capacity and food relief efforts...

30 Jun 2020

We must act now to avert an imminent food crisis in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic has reached Africa at a time when the continent is already grappling with multiple crises...

By Maria Helena Semedo 30 Jun 2020

Towards a sustainable low-carbon future

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken us back to a time where the world didn't have poor air quality and greenhouse gases. As countries worldwide went into lockdown, a noticeable difference in our environment began to emerge.

By Mongezi Veti 25 Jun 2020

Locally manufactured transformer arrives at Perdekraal East Wind Farm

The arrival of Perdekraal East Wind Farm's main transformer marked a major milestone in the construction process...

24 Jun 2020

Covid-19: 'We are facing a humanitarian crisis like never before' - Breadline Africa

It is a sunny Tuesday afternoon. Farida Ryklief stands in front of a huge big pot of soup and a crate of bread on a table outside a kitchen in Delft, Cape Town...

By Tariro Washinyira 11 Jun 2020

FoodForward SA exceeds R50m target, distributes over 12 million meals

FoodForward SA has raised R53m after launching its R50m Covid-19 Appeal earlier this year...

10 Jun 2020

UCook Food Fund raises over R1m to help fight hunger during Covid-19 pandemic

The UCook Food Fund, launched to help fight hunger resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak and resultant lockdown in South Africa, has raised over R1m...

8 Jun 2020

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