Wishing for Water: South Africa's Forgotten Corner
Food safety on the continent of Africa also includes the availability of clean and safe drinking water.
In South Africa's rural Kwa-Zulu Natal, a village in the grips of a drought, some people are forced to drink untreated water - often from wells contaminated with animal feces. One organisation is trying to address this but is up against multiple challenges.
Watch the video below to learn more about these challenges.
Kenya Reality Show Encourages Young People to Become Farmers
In Kenya, many young people from rural areas are migrating to cities in search of new opportunities. Many of them consider farming as something older people do.
But a Kenyan TV reality show called Don't Lose the Plot is hoping to change that perception. The show pits four young adults, who know little about farming -- in a contest to see who can grow the best crops with the highest yields.
Watch the video below to learn more about Kenya's first farming reality show!
IS CAPE TOWN FACING A FUTURE WITHOUT WATER?
May 18, 2018 is being called "Day Zero" in South Africa. By that day, the country's second largest city is projected to be without water and its dams at catastrophic levels. How did Cape Town reach this point?
IRRIGATION OF VEGETABLES WITH POLLUTED WATER IN AFRICA
Short video about the problems arising around the irrigation of vegetables with polluted water and what can be done to solve this problem.
FOOD SAFETY IN UGANDA FISHERIES
2011 Powerpoint presentation by Dr. Charles Muyanja on how food safety and quality in Ugandan fisheries was improved through education at all levels of the supply chain.
HSRC PARTNERS WITH UJ ON FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE
News interview with Dr. Palesa Sekhejane from the Human Science Resource Council (HSRC) about their partnership with the University of Johannesburg (UJ) for the Food Security and Safety Conference.