The Crop Estimates Committee's forecast expects 2014's maize harvest to be the largest in over three decades.
A study has revealed that increasing levels of carbon dioxide could adversely affect the nutrition levels in some of our most important food crops.
Anti-poverty groups condemn the first global trade deal since the creation of the World Trade Organisation.
First-world financial and technical skills with home-grown know-how can help in the fight to ensure food and water security in sub-Saharan Africa.
South Africa faces a structural household food insecurity problem, the prime causes of which are widespread chronic poverty and unemployment.
World Food Day marks the foundation of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation in 1945 and heightens the plight of food insecurity.
Part of the mandate of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is to improve nutrition and contribute to global economic growth.
On October 16 every year, the world observes World Food Day to look at ways of creating awareness about fighting hunger.
The government wants the country’s poorest communities to be able to produce food or fish for their own consumption.
The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries affairs’s Female Entrepreneur Awards (FEA) programme started 13 years ago.
Armed with hoes and spades, women are taking the lead in the fight for food security and the eradication of poverty.
The food being wasted yearly adds to the earth's carbon emission and means that large amounts of land is used to grow food that is not consumed.
From the Conference of Berlin to today's G8, "helping" Africans looks suspiciously like monopolising their resources, writes George Monbiot.
Malnutrition is killing South Africa's children, yet half of the country's fresh produce is wasted.
A major maize shortage has sent the price of maize meal spiralling in Zimbabwe, prompting traders to lobby government to consider importing GM maize.