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15 October 2014


Zululand Fever

FOOD security will once more be top of mind this week when the world celebrates the United Nations World Food Day on October 16. The 2014 theme is “Family Farming: Feeding the world, Caring for the earth”, which focuses attention on the significant role played by family and community farming in eradicating hunger and alleviating poverty.

According to a study by the Human Science Research Council (HSRC) – The South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey – released in 2013, more than half of the country’s residents do not have regular access to enough food. Statistics SA figures show that as many as 23% of households in KwaZulu-Natal have no adequate access to food. 

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Zululand Fever