Food Insecurity

Remove borders to up free knowledge

Boundaries at all levels limit the exchange of ideas necessary to resolve complex global problems

Drought, depression and decolonisation

The Eastern Cape government recently declared the province a drought disaster area. And as the climate crisis worsens, so does our mental health

The complex insecurity of hunger in South Africa

Food insecurity remains a pressing issue in South Africa - one that every individual, organisation and government body should commit to ending

Food insecurity rising in Africa

The continent’s farmers have to become more resilient to survive changing climate patterns and extreme weather events

Learning on an empty stomach: food insecurity hits students hard

Religious and nonprofit groups play an important role in providing food to students, but sometimes this is not enough.

Careless food storage sidelines Swaziland’s hungry

Thousands of kilograms of food aid intended for Swaziland's food insecure were recently found rotting in the government's main storage warehouses.

Women at the mercy of climate change

Pockets of food insecurity are plaguing areas in Southern Africa where floods or prolonged mid-season dry spells have reduced harvests.

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