The future of the Food System in South Africa

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The future of the Food System in South Africa

Four scenarios examining possible futures of the food system in SA was launched at the University of Witwatersrand’s, Johannesburg, on the 11th March 2015. These scenarios were developed by a group of 50 South African coming from diverse backgrounds and located at different places in the food system.

Four scenarios examining possible futures of the food system in SA was launched at the University of Witwatersrand’s, Johannesburg, on the 11th March 2015. These scenarios were developed by a group of 50 South African coming from diverse backgrounds and located at different places in the food system. Speaking as one of the panellists at the launch of the scenarios, Mervyn Abrahams, PACSA Director, cautioned that the picture which the scenarios present for 2030 is already a reality in many parts of South Africa. The crisis is already upon us and using the current paradigm of agriculture will not provide us with a food system that addresses the needs of all people. Access the scenarios publication at http://www.thefutureoffood.co.za/


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