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.
The Climate Justice Charter is a signpost, a trumpet call. It is a charter written over 2 years with grassroots forces, labour, media, young people and more. It calls for alternatives to current climate problems we are experiencing, it calls for food Sovereignty, water commons, going beyond mainstream economics and more! Southern Africa is heating at double the global average, with existing inequality being exacerbated by the climate crisis, this is the time to call for system change, this is our moment. Join us as we call for parliament to end water problems, hunger and pollution. Sign and share the petition: awethu.amandla.mobi/petitions/together-we-can-help-ensure-parliament-brings-an-end-to-water-probl...... See MoreSee Less
Covid-19 has shown how widespread peoples suffering is and why our leaders need to do more. Water tanks were delivered to some communities but more has to be done. There was strain on social grants, b...