World Food Day 2023

World Food Day 2023

World Food Day - 16 October 2023 theme:

'Water is Life, Water is Food. Leave No One Behind.' 

City of Johannesburg (CoJ) celebrated this World day with its partners. 

“We cannot go to bed hungry while we have land and hands.” - CoJ: Region A Regional Director: Abigail Ndlovu

 'CoJ allows people to farm.' - said Mr Matome Makgoba, Regional Head of CoJ. He further said that: 'Producing good quality food is a United Nations' target for 2030, whereby we will have country free of hunger.

'Each and every household will have a garden to produce food,' Mr Makgoba emphasised.

The day was celebrated with farmers; focusing on 
awareness to produce good quality crops, seedlings and to improve the standard of production and food processing.


Food day

It was also mentioned that the farmer has to tilt the land. 4 Pillars of Food Security: 

  • Availability
  • Access 
  • Nutrition 
  • Security

Food security is at the core of United Way South Africa, as we facilitate farmers skills development and access to markets as part of our income generating program

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