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Who will feed the poor? The future of food security for Southern Africa

Food, Agriculture & Natural Resources

state of food security in Southern Africa

During the era of unprecedented economic downturns, the issue of food security  remains an issue of life and death. In past years, both national and external policy weaknesses drove the food crisis in southern African countries.  Debates concerning causes and solutions to food insecurity in Southern Africa remain polarised. This policy discussion paper  examines the state of food security in Southern Africa in terms of availability, access to and affordability of food, particularly among the most vulnerable in society. It examines, regional food consumption and production in relation to the impact of the past years increased world food prices, in the context of the energy and financial crisis. 


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the issue of food security remains a matter of life and death in Southern Africa