In this paper AFRA Director, Laurel Oettle provides a perspective from South Africa on what the impacts of COVID-19 and the lockdown that accompanied have exposed about our food system. This includes the contribution of small-scale (or family) farmers, how rapidly hunger can rise, and what could be changed to bring citizens back from the margins into the heart of a more inclusive, democratised, and recalibrated food system.
The paper was presented at the Africa Land Forum 2020 held in September. Can a crisis allow us to recalibrate?
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