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Research data: FOOD SECURITY

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2020 Projecting the likely impact of COVID-19 on food and nutrition security in South Africa

Major global outbreaks, including Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), had a heavy impact o...

2020 Socio-demographic characteristics of social grants beneficiary households: its effect on food insecurity in the Mhlathuze local municipality, KwaZulu-Natal

The South African government's focus has been on the accumulating state of household food insecurity that devastates the most disadvantaged ...

2019 Garden ownership as a solution to food insecurity in urban areas of South Africa: case of food gardens in Alice town, Eastern Cape province

Programs like Siyazondla Homestead Gardens, Siyakhula and Massive Food Production Program were introduced by the provincial government of th...

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2019 South Africa food and nutrition security information systems review and capacity assessment: literature review report

This literature review report has been prepared as part of the project commissioned by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United N...