October 16, 2021

Nearly 13 million South Africans go hungry in a week as over 10m tonnes of food go to waste

Cape Town – While the country wastes 10.3 million tons of food per year, a staggering 10 million adults and 2.8 million children experienced hunger in South Africa in 2021.

This is according to University of Stellenbosch Business School senior lecturer in strategy and sustainability, Dr Jako Volschenk.

The world population has doubled in the past 50 years to 7.9 billion. It is estimated that global food production will need to increase by 70%…

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