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AGRICULTURE

AND FOOD

SINGLE OBJECTIVE/GOAL OF THE PILLAR:

  • To act as central information & contact co-ordination resource to all YPO Africa members involved in Food & Agriculture during the COVID-19 crisis.

  • To set up a central information-sharing platform – “YPO Food COVID-19 Group”.

  • To closely monitor food security and the total food supply chain during the COVID-19 Crisis from farm to shelf and identify risks and corrective actions well in advance.

  • To interact with any relevant body that has influence and impact on the food sector and supply chain. (Department of Agriculture, Consumer Goods Council, BUSA, Agri-SA, Department, etc.).

  • To interact with any of the other YPO 10-Pillars to support or leverage support in order to ensure food security (example – arrange food donations to the “Community Impact Pillar”)

 

CALL TO ACTION:

  • Can all YPO-Africa members active in the food & related supply chain join the “YPO COVID-19 Food Pillar? (Please contact or the Co-Chairs or contact Lara Lendrum)

  • Can all YPO-Africa members active in the food & related sectors, please register on the platform and actively participate in information and ideas exchange around food & agriculture-related topics

 

TIMEFRAME

  • Immediate & ongoing

Riel Malan

Gareth Ackerman

Food security, retail, supply, and  manufacturing

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