COVID-19 lockdown regulations have caused severe disruptions to South Africa’s food system. The informal food sector in South Africa includes spaza shops, street traders and hawkers. Around 70% of households in poorer neighbourhoods source food from the informal sector.
The International Symposium on Soybean Development for Sustainable Agriculture in Africa, will bring together researchers from around the world to advocate for the importance of soybean development in Africa. The Symposium will be held at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa from 31 March – 1 April 2020. The Symposium is jointly organised by the RGC- AoE Center for Genomic Studies on Plant Environment Interaction, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security, University of the Western Cape
The first Critical Food Studies seminar for 2020 will address “Hunger and University Students”
Food, Pleasure and Poison in Cape Town: A response to World Food Day.
#EverythingMustFall documentary highlights student hunger. This event is organised by the Dullah Omar Institute, in partnership with the Center of Excellence in Food Security.