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Lack of a food donation policy in SA undermines food system sustainability [SOUND]

# As World Hunger Day approaches, the Global Report on Food Crisis 2023 highlights over 282 million people face acute food insecurity. In South Africa, the lack of a food donation policy undermines food system sustainability, with over 30 million people going hungry due to escalating food prices. FoodForward SA encourages communities to grow their own food to combat hunger. The organisation’s Andy du Plessis further warned about food wastage in South Africa: