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Submission: disabled learners’ rights

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that was established to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by States parties has called on civil society organisations all over the world…

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…

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…