Why South Africa’s social grants aren’t eradicating malnutrition

Tags: food, Social grant, constitutional court, food security, malnutrition, child nutrition, Child Support Grant, nutrition, health, Pravin Gordhan

Caption: Theoretically, any expansion of social assistance schemes should lead to improvements in food security indicators. Our research, conducted in conjunction with Maastricht University finds that this is the case in South Africa. And the minor increases in grant payments will not necessarily change the status quo.

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