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20 October 2020

Survey confirms hunger in South Africa is escalating in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown

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By Yul Derek Davids, Benjamin Roberts, Narnia Bohler-Muller, Ngqapheli Mchunu, Samela Mtyingizane and Carin Runciman

Friday 16 October is National Food Day and October has been declared the Food Security Month, but hunger has been growing under lockdown, despite the government’s commitment and efforts to help those in need. These are some of the key findings from the University of Johannesburg-Human Sciences Research Council Covid-19 Democracy Survey.

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