Developing food systems that nourish the land and all people
FOOD SECURITY INITIATIVE
Innovative designs to create a more sustainable system
SAFL provides a holding space for sustainable projects.
The Southern Africa Food Lab
The Southern Africa Food Lab (SAFL) exists to promote creative responses to the problem of hunger. We facilitate collaboration and dialogue between stakeholder groups to raise awareness and foster innovations and experimental action towards a thriving, just, and sustainable food system.
Programmes Of SAFL
TRANSFORMATIVE SCENARIO PLANNING
SUPPORTING SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURE
SOCIAL PROTECTION, RURAL LIVELIHOODS, AND FOOD SECURITY
Ralph Hamann, Research Director at UCT’s Graduate School of Business and a member of the Southern Africa Food Lab’s advisory board, recently returned from a Harvard Workshop on Cross-Sector Innovation...
The Southern Africa Food Lab’s work addressing smallholder development through dialogue and social innovation in the SA food system has been recognized by the UN’s 10-year framework of programmes (10Y...
The importance of nutrition in development is undisputed, and yet it is only in recent years that it has been taken seriously. Why is this? Professor Sheryl Hendricks recently explored this question i...