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Open schools mean full tummies as feeding schemes resume

About four in five learners in the country’s poorest schools rely on the one meal they receive at school, but they weren’t able to get it for more than four months, during which child hunger increased because of the pandemic

Our relationship with food locked down

The pandemic could mean collective re-evaluation of healthy and cost-effective eating and also highlights how companies need to be even more connected to the consumer

South Africa’s invisible majority: Women feeding hungry families

Sit up, take notice and get angry that a third of South African households have R120 or less a person a week for food, let alone nutritious food

With no nutritional reserves, Covid-19 will push people over the edge

With South Africa under lockdown, many South Africans are hungry — and very soon persistent hunger will dramatically increase malnutrition

Pairing learning with food is a winning recipe

Much more support of homemade nutrition programmes is needed to ensure gaps are filled

​Danone accepts the HAKSA challenge

HAKSA challenges all of us to help promote healthy behaviours among the youth

The Bokone Community Home-Based Care and Early Childhood Development project

Bokone provides critical services to its beneficiaries, many of whom are vulnerable individuals living in challenging conditions

City buildings sprout urban gardens

Slowly Jo’burg’s city centre is changing how it is supplied with food as greenhouses go up on its skyline

South Africa, where education creates shared value

Enel Green Power believes that education is one of the fundamental elements for the socioeconomic development of any community

Scientists confirm what women always knew: Men really are the weaker sex

In times of famine, epidemic and hardship over the past 250 years, women have consistently outlived men, find researchers

School nutrition programme deserves praise

Growing up in the villages of the Eastern Cape, I saw my peers bunking school because they had no food to eat before they went to school.

How to pack the best lunch for your kids in five easy steps

Not up to the daily dilemma of what to pack your little ones for lunch? Beef up your children’s lunch boxes with these quick tips.

Water-fed gardens in Malawi ward off starvation – for now

The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.

When you feed a child, you feed their mind

Most South Africans can't afford nutritious meals and the state is letting school-food schemes down.

Long and the short of it: How Africans have shrunk

A lot of things went wrong for Africa since the 1960s, but here's one you probably didn't know about: we got shorter.

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