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South Africa’s largest maize crop in history

The country's largest maize crop is expected later this year, says the Department of Agriculture. We look at the positive effects of this on...

Mandela’s legacy lives on in each of us

Education. Literacy. Food security. Shelter. The environment. These are the areas the Nelson Mandela Foundation asks the people of the world to focus on...

Siyabonga Africa helps people get back up

Skate thumbFrom humble beginnings as a feeding scheme in the 1980s, Siyabonga Africa has grown to include entrepreneurship programmes and business skills that incorporate food security.

Mama Afrika feeds the nation

Mama thumbWith its Springboard Marketing Institute, the Red & Yellow School of advertising and marketing is widening the pool of skills in the industry.

Smart farming fights climate change

wine-farm---thumbThe Western Cape government is working with academia to find ways of building smart agricultural solutions that are resilient in the face of climate change. The aim is food security.

Food security is the focus

Project-Green---thumbBecause youth are the future, they need to be part of the solution when it comes to climate change, food sovereignty and sustainable ways of living, believe the founders of Ekasi Project Green.

Chapel Street School food garden serves many purposes

edible---thumbThe large food garden at Chapel Street Primary School in Cape Town produces 10kg of fresh produce daily, which supplements the school feeding scheme. The garden is also used in the biology curriculum, to offer gardening as an extramural, and as a way to teach the children about caring.

Lima plants the seeds of security

Lima thumbLima Rural Development Foundation runs several projects that have benefited thousands of people. Some of its most important and far-reaching programmes involve setting up systems to ensure food security for vulnerable rural households.

Small-scale farms grow African women’s income

Small-scale farms grow African women's incomeRun by PhD candidate Kenalemang Kgoroeadira, Thojane Organic Farm combines traditional African knowledge with modern permaculture techniques to produce retail-worthy organic produce and a sustainable source of income.

Feed the hungry

More than 10 million people in South Africa don’t know where their next meal is coming from – or indeed when it is coming. FoodBank and its partners are devoted to feeding hot, nutritious and regular meals to these people. And you can help too.

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