Latest articles on World Food Day

Processed food has bad press, but it’s essential for nutrition security

In an ideal world we’d all eat farm fresh, organically grown food, but an ever-expanding global population amid rapid urbanisation needs nutritious food in sufficient quantities

SA is food secure but millions of children are stunted

National dietary surveys estimate that 77% of children between the ages of six and 23 months do not receive a minimally acceptable diet

M&G challenges you to live off #6Rand

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.

Sustainable food systems

South Africa faces a structural household food insecurity problem, the prime causes of which are widespread chronic poverty and unemployment.

Interventions for food security

Part of the mandate of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is to improve nutrition and contribute to global economic growth.

World Food Day commemoration

On October 16 every year, the world observes World Food Day to look at ways of creating awareness about fighting hunger.

Securing access to food

World Food Day marks the foundation of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation in 1945 and heightens the plight of food insecurity.

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Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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