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Those in the food security space are invited to the online consultation on the V0 draft of the report "Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition", launched by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE-FSN) of the Committee on World...

On 11 October, more than 30 people, including representatives of local and provincial government, donor organisations, academics and researchers, urban farmers, and grassroots organisations working within food systems participated in the Woza Nami Learning Journey. ...

Participate in the next African Food Dialogue featuring Nicholas Nisbet and Jane Battersby, founders of the Food Equity Centre. Facilitated by Prof Thuli Madonsela, Jane and Nicholas will present some of the initial thinking that is emerging from the Food Equity Centre and other related...

Across SA many food systems are broken, with farmers growing produce that is not sold in their own communities, and buyers travelling hundreds of kilometres to buy produce that is often grown in their own communities. Through Woza Nami local farmers are not only learning...

The Food Lab in partnership with the provincial Nourish to Flourish working group, the Centre of Excellence in Food Security, and the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership, facilitated a two-day Learning Lab in Langa, City of Cape Town on the 1st and 2nd of September 2022.  ...

Prof Scott Drimie and Kenneth Carden from the Southern Africa Food Lab, Bridgette Mabuela from the Seriti Institute, and Craig Schwabe of AfricaScope present findings of the research from a project initiated by the UNDP on food loss and waste and implementation of solutions....

The Food Lab, in partnership with the provincial Nourish to Flourish working group, the Centre of Excellence in Food Security, and the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership, facilitated a two-day Learning Journey in Langa, City of Cape Town on the 1st and 2nd of September 2022.  ...

Stellenbosch University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine co-hosted the Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy Week South Africa Day....

If the multi-faceted reality of agrarian change and post-colonial capitalist development in the Global South are overlooked, simplistic and linear agri-nutrition pathways will be favoured.  Against this backdrop, agri-nutrition interventions and programmes are widely used by governments in the Global South, and are promoted by...

Learn ways to bring about a healthier, more resilient and just food system, connect with people shaping the future of food, and discover new insights into our food culture....

Worcester was recently the location of a “learning journey” where participants gained first-hand experience of challenges in the town’s food system....

Food justice is a term that encompasses many areas — food security, food systems, food sovereignty, food literacy. But it also describes a movement and commitment towards securing everyone’s right to safe, healthy, nutritious and culturally appropriate food....