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
Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rate of urbanization in the world, exacerbating issues of food and nutrition security and resulting, at least in part, in a worrying trend of increased incidences of...
Location: South Africa and the Netherlands Start: September 2018 The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship...
Three students from the USA, Germany and Vietnam, recently completed a Masters Thesis which looks at ways that social labs like the Southern Africa Food Lab are and could be evaluated. It was written ...
Through a participatory process, UFISAMO has developed guidelines targeted at #urbanfarmers in Cape Town who hope to improve production and quality of their produce. Read more here: https://t.co/dd3AOnYBiR
The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) invites applications from South African scholars to undertake postdoctoral research in Land and Agrarian Reform at South African higher education institutions.