The campaign officially launched on the 28th of February 2015. Over 50 organizations and movements from around the country participated in the launch. Food Sovereignty... Read More
Who are we?
Food Sovereignty is a Right! No to Hunger! Yes to Dignity! We can only end hunger and feed South Africa through Food Sovereignty Learn More
We came together at the Assembly through our shared understanding that we have a crisis-ridden corporate and globalised food system that is responsible for worsening social, health and climate challenges, and which is coinciding with increasing state failure in relation to regulating our food regime and ensuring much needed agrarian transformation. Climate shocks are already impacting negatively on our food system with volatile food prices, droughts, heavy rainfall and flooding. This necessitates advancing food sovereignty to ensure our food and water needs are not compromised and ordinary citizens have the means to meet food production and consumption needs on their terms in the midst of the climate crisis.
On World Food Day (16th Oct), let us remember that it is only through grassroots community organising and mobilising that we can take back our food systems and provide access to healthy, culturally appropriate food!