FOOD IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS Perspectives from players in the food system Read More SOUTHERN AFRICA FOOD LAB Developing food systems that nourish the land and all people Read More FOOD SECURITY INITIATIVE Innovative designs to create a more sustainable system Learn More INNOVATIVE PROJECTS SAFL provides a holding space for sustainable projects. Contact Us

Welcome To The Southern Africa Food Lab

 

The Southern Africa Food Lab was established in 2009 to promote creative responses to the problem of hunger through multistakeholder dialogue and action. The Lab team is one of unprecedented diversity in the region, comprising stakeholders from corporate, grassroots, NGO, academic, and government sectors, all working together to transform the food system from farm to table. Over the past decade the Lab has successfully facilitated collaboration and dialogue, not just raising awareness, but effectively catalysing action to foster innovations and experimental action towards a thriving, just and sustainable food system …Read More

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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What will it take to facilitate a more just and sustainable food system? Last week we heard the views of Community Chest of the Western Cape CEO Lorenzo Davids, WWF South Africa Programme Impact Lead, Tatjana von Bormann, and UCT Graduate School of Business Professor, Ralph Hamann. Hear their views here:

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SIGN UP NOW! Our next Food Systems Webinar with The Southern Africa Food Lab - 'What Will it Take to Transform the Food System? Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic' - is on 16 October.

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Ecological justice is essential to a sustainable and equitable future. Read what Food Lab chair @Tatjana_vb from @WWFSouthAfrica had to say in the @dailymaverick

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-10-26-covid-19-has-taught-us-we-cannot-separate-social-from-environmental-justice/

What will it take to facilitate a more just and sustainable food system? Last week we heard from @CommChestWC CEO Lorenzo Davids, @WWFSouthAfrica Programme Impact Lead, Tatjana von Bormann, and @UCTGSB Prof Ralph Haman.

https://youtu.be/L9v-m8YIsfY

Together we can help ensure Parliament brings an end to water problems, hunger and pollution - please sign: https://awethu.amandla.mobi/petitions/together-we-can-help-ensure-parliament-brings-an-end-to-water-problems-hunger-and-pollution?bucket=&source=twitter-share-button&utm_campaign=&utm_source=twitter&share=5449cf24-d5ce-4323-a8c4-781a686babfd

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The Food Lab has drawn on a wide range of sponsors and partners to enable its work over the past 10 years. The main partners are featured below.

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