The impact of COVID-19 on food systems in South Africa

8 August 2020

A snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on food systems in South Africa. Document prepared for the Global Food Governance Working Group of the Civil Society and Indigenous People’s Mechanism (CSM) of the United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS).

Policy Submission: Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

6 June 2019

Policy Submission: Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (No.644) published May 2019

GM Permit Objection: Intentional release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize DP-056113-9

7 February 2019

GM Permit Objection: Intentional release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize DP-056113-9

Policy Submission: National Policy on Comprehensive Producer Development Support

5 October 2018

Policy Submission: National Policy on Comprehensive Producer Development Support (Draft 5 v3) published October 2018

 

Policy Submission: Draft Climate Smart Strategic Framework for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

2 October 2018

Policy Submission: Draft Climate Smart Strategic Framework for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (Notice 428 of 2018) published October 2018

 

Policy Submission: Climate Change Bill

8 August 2018

Policy Submission: Climate Change Bill published June 2018

Policy Submission: SA’s Accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and UPOV 1991 approval

27 July 2018

Policy Submission: South Africa’s accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and approval of the UPOV 1991 Convention

 

Policy Submission: Draft Conservation Agriculture Policy

30 April 2018

Policy Submission: Draft Conservation Agriculture Policy published February 2018

Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill

18 April 2017

Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill (B8B-2015) published April 2017

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill

18 April 2017

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill (B11B-2015) published April 2017

GM Permit Objection: General release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize TC1507xNK603

9 September 2018

GM Permit Objection: General release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize TC1507xNK603

 

GM Permit Objection: General release of Monsanto GM maize MON87460xMON89034xNK603

30 March 2017

GM Permit Objection: General release of Monsanto GM maize MON87460xMON89034xNK603

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill

6 May 2015

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill  B11B-2015 published May 2015

Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill

5 May 2015

Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill B8B-2015 published May 2015

Policy Submission: Draft Plant Improvement Policy and Bill

14 June 2013

Policy Submission: Draft Plant Improvement Policy and Bill published June 2013

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill

14 June 2013

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill published June 2013