Child malnutrition in the Eastern Cape ‘qualifies as a disaster’

Food insecurity in the Eastern Cape should be declared a disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act, the South African Human Rights Commission ruled on Thursday in a report highlighting the devastating incidence and consequences of hunger in the Eastern Cape....

Winners from the Food Security Simulator Kenya Blog Competition

On July 19, 2023, the CGIAR Research Initiative on National Policies and Strategies initiated a blog competition, inviting all attendees of the Food Security Simulator Kenya demonstration to participate. The competition winner would be eligible for a short-term...

Food Security and the Future

The Earth is now host to eight billion people needing food and this figure is expected to keep rising at a rate of about 1% every decade until at least 2050 with a predicted 10 billion mouths to feed. Especially on the African continent, the increasing demand for...

We call for urgent action to tackle food insecurity | Letter

Next week the government will host the UK global food security summit. As faith-based organisations working in countries with high burdens of food insecurity and malnutrition, we welcome its promise to galvanise action to tackle hunger and malnutrition. It is our deep...