Food security

Bishop Lavis woman hands out food parcels to the needy

Residents queue from 6am


News | 26 February 2016

Cape Town’s bread basket under threat

City says no decision taken yet to develop a third of Philippi farming area


News | 18 February 2016

Vegetable gardens critical for school feeding schemes

Khayelitsha Schools benefit from having own food gardens


News | 16 February 2016

Drought bites into the budgets of the poor

Consumers report rising prices of staple foods


News | 26 January 2016

Concerns that drought and weak currency will push up food prices

The skyrocketing price of both white and yellow maize during 2015 as well as estimates of only half of the usual crop sizes being planted for the 2016 season raise concerns for food price inflation.


Analysis | 13 January 2016