+ Access to food

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…

Call for wider policy consultation

On 22 August 2014, the National Policy on Food and Nutrition Security for the Republic of South Africa was gazetted. If this is news to you, you’re not alone. The Policy was not subject to any public consultation and is utterly deficient…