+ The right to food

The right to food in South Africa: SPII launches report

As of last year, there were 14 million South Africans who had inadequate or severely inadequate access to food. Hunger is a reality that many South Africans will face unless the right to food is realised soon. The Studies in…

SECTION27 welcomes food sector inquiry

SECTION27 welcomes the Competition Commission’s decision to launch a market inquiry into the Grocery Retail Sector. This decision follows years of focus on the part of the Commission on markets relating to food and a number of important findings on,…

Food: Urgent calls for consultation

Press Release March 16, 2014 Urgent calls for proper consultation on SA’s Food Policy Civil Society Organisations have repeated their calls for meaningful government consultation on South Africa’s food policy following information that only five organisations have been invited to…

PHA supports SECTION27’s call for wider policy consultation

The Phillipi Horticultural Area (PHA) Food & Farming Campaign and the Makaza Food Growers have released a statement supporting SECTION27’s call for wider policy consultation on the National Policy on Food and Nutrition Security. You can read the full statement…

Joint civil society statement: Food

GOVERNMENT URGED NOT TO RUSH THROUGH FOOD SECURITY POLICY 3 March 2015, Johannesburg – South Africa has about 13.8 million individuals that regularly experience inadequate access to food, according to government’s own figures. But the rush to implement a new…