Book Chapters

Food insecurity and famine

Devereux, S., 2018. Food insecurity and famine. In T. Binns, K. Lynch and E. Nel (eds). Handbook of African Development. Abingdon, Routledge. pp.183–201.



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Journal Articles
Seasonal Food Insecurity among Farm Workers in the Northern Cape, South Africa

School Feeding in South Africa: What we know, what we don’t know, what we need to know, what we need to do

This working paper draws on the proceedings of a ‘National Workshop on School Feeding in South Africa’, convened in November 2017 by the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security. Workshop participants engaged with unresolved debates in school feeding, notably its objectives and impacts, which include food security and nutrition, education ...

Why does malnutrition persist in South Africa despite social grants?

According to most subjective and self-reported indicators, food security in South Africa is improving over time.  However, objectively measured anthropometric indicators record only a marginal improvement in children’s nutrition status since the early 1990s. This is despite the introduction in 1998 and subsequent expansion of the Child Support Grant, which ...