Dear South Africa: Call for Comment on Application to Release GMO Maize into SA Environment

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES Dear South Africa is encouraging all to provide written comments in support of or objection to the Application for the General Release of glyphosate resistant genetically modified maize into the South African environment. Closing date: 12 September 2018 SUMMARY: Maize is a staple food for majority of South Africans. Pioneer Hi-Bred RSA […]

Coping At Home With Food Price Hikes

Food is one of the most basic and primal needs that keeps us alive. Lack of food means lack of nutrition, which has serious health implications and other negative ripple effects in society and communities. Due to weak exchange rates and extreme drought conditions, food prices are set to rise as retailers are forced to pass on costs. Below […]

Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s  birthday on 18 July, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier, for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he […]