oa Agriprobe - Gardens for food security .... and profit

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1810-9799



Extracted from text ... AgriPROBE March 2006 With the 004/5 restructuring of the Department of Agriculture's Farmer Support and Development programmes, a sub-programme entitled 'Food Security' was created. The aim of this sub-programme, is to establish food security gardens in townships and to assist AIDS infected and affected individuals, the unemployed, and centres, to become less dependent on hand-outs, and to enable them to not only produce their own food, but to sell the vegetables they grow at a profit. RUDOLPH R?SCHER from Worcester, descriptionbes some success stories behind two food security gardens recently funded by the Department of Agriculture: Western Cape. The first ..

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