Kofi Annan sets out nine points to solve the problem. The role of smallholder farmers, who make up the majority of farmers, is crucial.
The goal must be a uniquely African green revolution that successfully adapts global experiences to local conditions.
M&G newsroom is rife with discussion about the pros and cons of running and participating in the #6Rand campaign. Here are some views.
SA's unemployment rate and the high cost of food mean many people go hungry. We look at how the R6 food challenge can raise awareness around this.
The M&G's #6Rand challenge has elicited some varied reactions. Haji Mohamed Dawjee responds to some of the more, uh, interesting, misunderstandings.
We need to feed our country quality food so we can all realise our potential. That’s why we are running the R6-a-day challenge, writes Sipho Kings.
Around 14-million South Africans cannot afford enough food to feed their families. Join the M&G's R6-a-day food challenge on Thursday, October 16.
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe faced farmers' questions about land reform, food security, labour unrest and agricultural policy inconsistencies.
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.