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
Dr Scott Drimie South Africa has a serious health problem. Non-communicable (NCDs) or lifestyle diseases are among the top causes of death in the country (at around 40%) and are responsible for consid...
by OWEN SKAE We hear constant talk about job creation, food security and a more equitable society. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies speaks about improving and shortening regional value chains to...
Over the past two decades, South Africa has urbanized at a rapid pace as people move towards the cities in search of work opportunities and better living conditions, says Scott Drimie. This has had a ...
Many of us have been in a situation where our work depended on the participation of others. If you have some time, why not support Aviwe's efforts? She has created a survey, which farmers need to answer. If you'd like to participate in the survey, inbox Aviwe or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Aviwe, we'd also love to know your findings! ;) ... See MoreSee Less
Hello All. I'd like to hold a survey on farmers attitudes towards organic agriculture. If you are a crop farmer and are interested in this semi novel pursuit in SA, let me know. Either reply on this post or inbox me 'SURVEY'. The cut off date for replies is Wednesday, the 15th at 7 am. Stay blessed.
"South Africa’s health problem has an impact on all of us - whether directly or indirectly - and so a population-wide response is our only solution." Read what else Scott Drimie had to say in the Pretoria News