Amid the spiralling impacts of climate change, South Africa has declared a national state of disaster as the country suffers more deadly floods.
Climate change is impacting agriculture, farmers’ livelihoods and the price of our food. Action is essential to safeguard food security.
Mitigating climate change and increasing domestic food production can help to address food insecurity and rising prices.
Climate change and supply chain disruptions impacted food availability and affordability in 2022, causing double-digit inflation for many key items.
South Africa is experiencing a number of environmental issues, including global warming, pollution and species loss.
The cascading effects of climate change impact our ability to produce food, leading to food insecurity and increased food prices.
The main greenhouse gas is carbon dioxide (CO2), produced by burning fossil fuels. South Africa is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases on the African continent.