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Improving South Africa's food security
Improving South Africa's food securityArticle

Unathi Mhlatyana, MD at McCain Foods South Africa, unpacks the results of the 2020 Global Food Security Index report...

Unathi Mhlatyana 21 Apr 2021

GFSI ranks SA first in food security in sub-Saharan Africa
GFSI ranks SA first in food security in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

This despite an overall decline in global food security...

5 Mar 2021

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South Africa's food security conditionsArticle

Increased unemployment, increased crime and land reform discussions among other critical factors, must be closely monitored to maintain South Africa's food security...

Wandile Sihlobo 19 Feb 2021

South Africa wastes 10m tonnes of food annually
South Africa wastes 10m tonnes of food annuallyArticle

A 2017 report by the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) - Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures - found that South Africans waste a third of all food in the country...

9 Sep 2019

Achieving sustainable food security in South Africa
Achieving sustainable food security in South AfricaArticle

South Africa is ranked as the most food-secure country in Africa and is 44th out of 133 countries worldwide...

Wandile Sihlobo 20 Sep 2018

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You can't eat your smartphone: Why agriculture is the first frontier of African innovationArticle

Technology enables African smallholder farmers to access better information, improve crop yields, secure better prices for their produce, and improve their livelihoods...

Ashley Boag 14 Nov 2017

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Land reform failure 'puts SA at risk'Article

Although the state is meant to provide finance and support to emerging farmers through its recapitalisation and development programme, land reform failure is up to 90%...

Neels Blom 20 Oct 2017

Nedbank, IFC provide $50m finance and warehouse scheme
Nedbank, IFC provide $50m finance and warehouse schemeArticle

Nedbank (through its Capital Division) together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched a $50-million facility to help commodity traders and processors in sub-Saharan Africa import agricultural commodities and export cash crops...

9 Apr 2015

DuPont report provides trend analysis of SA agriculture
DuPont report provides trend analysis of SA agricultureArticle

South Africa is the country with the highest level of food security in Africa, according to global science and engineering firm DuPont...

24 Dec 2014

Africa's food security improves
Africa's food security improvesArticle

Food security in the sub-Saharan African region improved this year because of greater food availability and income growth‚ the DuPont global food security index shows.

7 Aug 2013

SADC is food insecure due to escalating staple-food prices, research claimsArticle

In the recently launched global food security index, sponsored by DuPont, the Economist Intelligence identified the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as the most food insecure region, Independent Online says.

24 Jul 2012

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