On World Food Day, everyone has the answers!

A study by Oxfam has found that one in four people in South Africa do not have enough to eat, and half the population is at risk of hunger, despite the country producing more than enough food... They produced this video about "Elzetta" who describes the reality of hunger in her family, sometimes she has just R6 a day to feed four people.

Marking what has become a day of reflection, but also of finger pointing; Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan had this to say on Twitter...

Lead SA has today marked the occasion at Malebese - one of 13 centres of the African Children's Feeding Scheme, serving a total of 31 000 children daily...

In a recent EWN article, The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is quoted as saying that malnutrition and the poor quality of food is driving the contraction of deadly diseases amongSouth Africa's population.

A discussion with GAIN's Jay Naidoo this morning about whether the global community is doing enough to ensure food security got our social channels buzzing...

While it seems everyone thinks they have the one and only solution. The irony is, theirs could be part of a far bigger one!

Here is John's interview with Jay Naidoo, Chair of Board of Directors at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)...

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