Policy Briefs

The Covid-19 lockdown disrupted food systems in South Africa.

Food systems stakeholders responded with a range of adaptive innovations. These policy briefs were informed by a series of gatherings held in 2020-2021 to document and share how people in the Western Cape food system learned from and responded to the challenges the lockdown posed.

The policy briefs explored the role of civil society organisations, urban agriculture, and informal trade:

Grayscale, printer-friendly versions of these policy briefs are also available at the Food Security SA website.