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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

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TRANSFORMATIVE SCENARIO PLANNING

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SUPPORTING SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURE

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SOCIAL PROTECTION, RURAL LIVELIHOODS, AND FOOD SECURITY

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LEARNING EVENTS

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    Food Lab’s smallholder work recognized by UN programme

    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...

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    Food policy and nutrition economics in the SDG era

    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...

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    Cheap meat comes at a cost

    The identification of the source of the Listeriosis outbreak which has swept through the nation killing 180 people to date, has seen a wide-scale recall of polony, Russians and viennas over the past w...

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Delighted to have our work with smallholder farmers recognised by the UN's 10YFP as an affiliated project of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme.

www.southernafricafoodlab.org/food-labs-smallholder-work-recognized-by-un-programme/
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The Southern Africa Food Lab exists to promote creative responses to the problem of hunger. It facilitates collaboration and dialogue between stakeholder groups to raise awareness and foster innovations and experimental action towards a thriving, just and sustainable food system. Hear what SAFL Founder Milla McLachlan and Director Scott Drimie have to say about the Lab’s change approach which grows out of application of Sharmer’s Theory U.

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Delighted to have our work with smallholder farmers recognised by the UN's 10YFP as an affiliated project of the Sustainable Food Systems Programme.
https://t.co/YKooZl6r23

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?
https://t.co/4KE8GMeRj1

The Southern Africa Food Lab exists to promote creative responses to the problem of hunger. Hear what SAFL Founder Milla McLachlan and Director Scott Drimie have to say about the Lab’s change approach which grows out of application of Sharmer’s Theory U.
https://t.co/aIj2FigKpu

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