Tshwane Hunger Summit
      Programme
    14-15 July 2009
Food Security – Government Strategic
                 Priority
    National Food Banking System –
     Government Strategi...
Feeding South Africa – Creating Hope –
       Building Self-Sufficiency
Food banks are an important nonprofit
  charitable...
The Food Banking Network offers
• A safety net against food insecurity
• Efficient and dependable nationwide food
  emerge...
How FoodBank Reaches Out
• Each Food Bank has a defined geographic
  service area and only serves Agencies within
  that a...
The FoodBank…

• Utilizes surplus crops, food, and other
  grocery products from farms,
  manufacturers, retailers, restau...
The Food Bank Network is…

• A comprehensive system of managing food
  insecurity
• A private-public-civil society partner...
To Start a FoodBank

• Part of our role is to nurture foodbanks
  in all needy parts of South Africa.
• Interested in help...
For the Bare Essentials of
             FoodBank
       See www.foodbank.org.za;
      drop down “can you help” &
        ...
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On Food Banking Tshwane Hunger Summit Bishop Mpumlwana

  1. 1. Tshwane Hunger Summit Programme 14-15 July 2009
  2. 2. Food Security – Government Strategic Priority National Food Banking System – Government Strategic Partner • Food security can be a simple matter of logistics and access • National Food Banking Network = system of logistics & access
  3. 3. Feeding South Africa – Creating Hope – Building Self-Sufficiency Food banks are an important nonprofit charitable infrastructure for : – food acquiring, storage and preservation, so as to ensure access to food during times of shortages. – collecting surplus, unsalable, and donated and/or purchased food and grocery products – redistributing products to low or non-income individuals/families and/or to community-based charitable organizations.
  4. 4. The Food Banking Network offers • A safety net against food insecurity • Efficient and dependable nationwide food emergency management system with community ownership and management • Opportunity for household food production: from subsistence to dependable food production to feed neighbourhoods and beyond.
  5. 5. How FoodBank Reaches Out • Each Food Bank has a defined geographic service area and only serves Agencies within that area (except in the case of disaster relief). • A Primary Service area (100km radius) & Secondary Service area (up to 300km). • Beyond 100km is considered a satellite Food Bank or “drop spot”.
  6. 6. The FoodBank… • Utilizes surplus crops, food, and other grocery products from farms, manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, and private citizens • Increases ability of families to grow more of their own food supplies.
  7. 7. The Food Bank Network is… • A comprehensive system of managing food insecurity • A private-public-civil society partnership • Broadening access to nutrition and food security • Guaranteed nutrition supply channel for the poor on antiretrovirals • Way to keep the hungry from begging at traffic lights • Links our efforts through GFN with the world to share and to learn
  8. 8. To Start a FoodBank • Part of our role is to nurture foodbanks in all needy parts of South Africa. • Interested in helping the hungry in your community by forming a foodbank? • Talk to FBSA; we may be able to help.
  9. 9. For the Bare Essentials of FoodBank See www.foodbank.org.za; drop down “can you help” & Start a FoodBank Bare Essentials: • Food • Hungry People • Logistics & warehouse space • Governance & volunteers

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