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Food Crisis


In the middle of the noisy political debates in South Africa, the malnutrition found among children…

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The Minister of Finance described the budget as a way out of economic stagnation. However our assessment of Budget 2018 is that it does not respond adequately to the economic crisis as experienced by millions of Black South Africans…

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Whether biotechnology can help end hunger has been at the centre of debate for many years. Poverty and hunger have continued to grow in many parts of the world, and the use of technology to speed up the growth of…

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The PACSA Food Price Barometer tracks the monthly prices of the foods in the trolleys of households living on low incomes. It is specifically designed to measure food price inflation as experienced by households living on low incomes. The crisis…

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The price of the PACSA food basket increased by 9% (R148.94) over the last three months from R1 648.10 in November 2015 to R1 797.04 in January 2016. The month-on-month increases for Nov 2015-Dec 2015 was 4.01% and for

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