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Changing our behaviour to improve food security

Changing our behaviour to improve food security

JULIAN MAY DESPITE South Africa's food secure status at national level and the evidence that the country produces more food than it needs, there is a worrying degree of food insecurity at household level. The 2017 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) report "Towards measuring the extent of food security in South Africa: An examination of hunger and food inadequacy" reveals that 20% of households did not have access to adequate food during the period studied.   The perturbing reality at this juncture is that the situation has been exacerbated by COVID-19 and the lockdown, and we are therefore more likely to…
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