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The Critical Role Of Women In Avoiding A Covid-19 “food Pandemic” In Sub-Saharan Africa

As infections with Covid-19 appear to be intensifying in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), fears of severe...

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R2m investment helps Yebo Fresh expand township food distribution

The Scheinberg Relief Fund has contributed R2m to the online grocery delivery startup to help it expand its distribution capacity and food relief efforts...

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More farm attacks due to food insecurity

Professor Steven Worth, the centre’s director and an associate professor for Extension and Rural Resource Management at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, said increased policing would not solve the chronic vulnerability to food insecurity experienced by many.

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SA leads Africa’s maize trade during Covid-19

The ongoing Covid-19 crisis has brought significant uncertainty to global trade, largely due to disruptions in supply chains and weakening demand...

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Measures in place to support farmers amid drought

Measures have been put in place to support farmers as a result of persisting drought conditions, Deputy President David Mabuza announced during the National Assembly on Tuesday, 23 June...

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#LockdownSA: Looming food emergency due to structural inequalities

The nutrition challenges facing South Africa are complex and underpinned by historical and current inequalities, while undernutrition coexists with the rising incidence of obesity and non-communicable diseases, say experts.

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Food, land and seed activist Zayaan Khan

Defending seed and soil is Zayaan Khan’s way of standing up for people who remain casualties of profit turned to greed, and structures built on plunder and pillage.

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Systems Change not Climate Change

Systems Change not Climate Change a Podcast Series by the AIDC Welcome to System Change not Climate Change, an audible course for activists on the climate crisis! The course is primarily aimed at youth activists, particularly those in school, but…Read more ›

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From libraries to spies, here is what’s being cut to pay for SA’s coronavirus budget

Land restitution, roads, and spending on informal settlements have all been hit hard.

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Digital farming platforms hold the key to success for SA’s emerging farmers

Successfully implemented in Kenya and in East African in general, these link smallholders throughout the supply and marketing chain

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Today my stock alone was confiscated by the @JoburgMPD yet again and the arrogance and corruption these law enforcement officers have is beyond what you call evil and these people be our brothers and sistrs,I'm actually glad I got to get it on video today,they harass us everyday

Maverick Citizen Friday Activist: Odette Geldenhuys, a lawyer doing heart work that benefits all https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-07-03-odette-geldenhuys-a-lawyer-doing-heart-work-that-benefits-all/

Economists urge MPs to reject Tito Mboweni’s budget https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2020-07-01-economists-urge-mps-to-reject-tito-mbowenis-budget/ via @BusinessLiveSA

This afternoon, I am moderating a discussion on diamond governance in Zimbabwe. Join @CNRG_ZIM as we discuss if anything has changed under the new dispensation.

We will hear from CSOs working on improving transparency & accountability. We will also hear from locals

In case you missed it: You can catch up on this recording of DAG's first public webinar on ' Urban Land & Housing Dialogue Series. We hope you had an insightful experience & you enjoyed engaging with us on this illuminating dialogue series!
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