SOME CONSIDERATIONS FOR A SOUTH AFRICAN FOOD POLICY

In this article some considerations for a South Afiican food policy is discussed. It is firstly argued the food security require the balancing of the "food equation". Food security therefore do not deal with ~uction per se, rather the requirem~t of sufficient food for consumption. The current situation in South Afiica is analysed, showmg a movement from food self sufficiency. The first conclusion is that the food equation is currently not balanced. The importance of an economic viable "local food production" strategy is secondly argued. A changed institutional structure to manage food security and food policy is proposed


Other Titles:
ASPEKTE VAN 'N SUID-AFRIKAANSE VOEDSELBELEID
Issue Date:
1996-12-1996-12-1996-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
ISSN:
0303-1853
Language:
English
Published in:
Agrekon, Volume 35, Issue 4
Page range:
301-308




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