Stay on top of the rich stream of news and views about rural and urban land issues. Our content curation team are working to sort and sift through news and opinion pieces to bring you the most relevant and up to date articles.

Food security

Card image 05 February 2024 GroundUp

Fishing companies take Creecy to court over quotas

Fishing Rights Allocation Process was “rushed and haphazardly allocated” says lawyer for fishers

Food security read more
Card image 02 February 0204 Food for Mzansi

Eastern Cape: Unlocking the agri potential of the land of legends

While legendary figures hail from the Eastern Cape and its agricultural wealth is vast, poverty and unemployment cast a long shadow. Can the “land of the legends” unlock its full potent…

Food security read more
Card image 31 January 2024 PoliticsWeb

Farmers losing millions of rands in fresh produce due to Joburg Market’s broken cold storage units

One trader has an R6m claim against the City lost produce and is not sure when or if this will ever be paid out

Food security read more
Card image 23 January 2024 BusinessDay

How SA’s agricultural sector is performing 30 years into democracy

Despite increasing production and job growth, we cannot be complacent about the dualism

Food security read more
Card image 10 January 2024 CarbonBrief

Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2023

Using Altmetric data, Carbon Brief has compiled a list of the 25 most talked-about climate-related papers that were published in 2023.

Food security read more
Card image 19 January 2024 The Conversation

Healthy food is hard to come by in Cape Town’s poorer areas: how community gardens can fix that

In 1950, as part of the Group Areas Act, South Africa’s apartheid government banished people of colour to outlying areas, away from central business districts. The Cape Flats are one such area, sprawling to the east of central Cape Town, writes Tinashe P. Kanosvamhira, University of Cape Town.

Food security read more
Card image 14 January 2024 The Conversation

60% of Africa’s food is based on wheat, rice and maize – the continent’s crop treasure trove is being neglected

Just three plant species – wheat, maize and rice – account for 60% of all food eaten globally. A crop science expert argues that many of Africa’s 30,000 edible plants must be revived.

Food security read more
Card image 10 January 2024 African Arguments

COP28 just about put food systems on the climate agenda. Now we build

Though the long overdue focus on food and agriculture at COP28 ultimately disappointed, it provides a starting point for future action.

Food security read more
Card image 17 December 2023 Daily Maverick

Government releases ‘draft strategy’ to reduce food losses and waste

Just in time for COP28’s emphasis on the huge role of food systems in the climate crisis, a ‘strategy’ from South Africa’s environment ministry outlines a long-overdue plan to reduce food losses and waste, which contribute 10% of all global emissions. Critics applaud the plan’s collaborative spirit, but say it should impose tougher measures, with greater urgency.

Food security read more
Card image 21 November 2023 GroundUp

Small farmers celebrate victory outside Cape High Court

Housing Development Agency agrees to drop eviction proceedings

Food security read more

Stay informed.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter - coming soon.

Contact Us

Twitter feed is not available at the moment.

A project of Phuhlisani NPC supported by Absa. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike. International License.