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Revelations lead to action.

Following revelations that several common household food products contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the African Centre for Biosafety (ACB) has sought advice on its legal options. The ACB seeks to enforce the public's right of access to information on the GMO content of food products so that consumers can make informed choices according to their individual wishes and needs.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security

Foodbanking, practised in about 40 countries, is relatively new to South Africa. The many benefits of foodbanking are not yet widely understood.


COMPANY NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security , Government, Social & Community
DED’s encourages responsible tourism

The Dinokeng Project, which is run by the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (DED), demonstrated sustainable tourism in action to delegates at Meetings Africa, SA's premier conferencing and meetings expo.   Read More...

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Image: World Hunger Relief Month KFC thanks customers

KFC’s Add Hope campaign made its mark on World Hunger Relief Month during October 2010 by raising R1 521 646 through in-store customer donations, which will go towards feeding over 700 000 hungry children in South Africa.


ALL THE NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
National Peace corps announces winning project

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organisation supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, announced today that Johnstone Baguma of Uganda is the grand-prize winner of the Africa Rural Connect (ARC) 2010 ideas competition. Winners of the year’s four rounds and other noteworthy ideas submitted to the ARC online contest, including runners-up, competed for the grand prize.   Read More...

Agriculture/Food, Food security
Image: Why is there hunger? Online petition aims to collect one million signatures.

An international campaign launched in the fight against hunger is encouraging people to vent their anger towards the hungry crisis by adding their names to an online petition.     Read More...

Agriculture/Food, Food security
Growing her business leaf by leaf

 Nelspruit, Mpumalanga - There is more than spring in the air at the Timbali Technology Incubator. The smell of success is blossoming with 470 small scale farmers in incubation programmes with Timbali, selling their flowers and other fresh products through AmaBlom and AmaFruit.   Read More...

COMPANY NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Exemplary environmental credentials

Dr Paul Clüver, Capespan chairman and owner of Paul Clüver Wines,has been awarded The Drinks Business Lifetime Achievement Green Award at a ceremony in London on 11 February.   Read More...

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