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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 learnings presented at Harvard workshop

    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...

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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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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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Ralph Hamann recently returned from a Harvard Workshop on Cross-Sector Innovation where he presented a paper based on the experiences of the Food Lab.

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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

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