The Food Security Initiative – Stellenbosch University
Food for the Next Generation
The Food Security Initiative contributes to the emergence of a resilient, sustainable food system for Southern Africa, by reconceptualising the food security challenge, and creating new models of practice in the food system, through the integration of findings from in depth research on key issues in the food value chain, collaboration across disciplinary boundaries, capacity building and systematic impact assessment. The three key focus areas of the initiative are:
1) Sustainable production for safe and nutritious food
2) Utilisation of safe and nutritious food
3) Post-harvest optimization
March 2013 Food Security Initiative Newsletter
Creating a Just Food System Through Active Citizenship – March 18, 2013 at the Sustainability Institute
Stellenbosch University Food Security Initiative, the Southern Africa Food Lab, Oxfam and Women on Farms Project invite you to join us in a lunch discussion at the Sustainability Institute, Lynedoch, on “Creating a just food systemthrough active citizenship” with Duncan Green (Oxfam Great Britain), Colette Solomon (Women on Farms Project) and Johan Van Rooyen (Stellenbosch University) and perspectives from Mark Swilling (Sustainability Institute)A finger lunch will be served followed by a discussion facilitated by Rebecca Freeth (REOS Partners).
To facilitate catering, please RSVP to Abi Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org by 14 March 2013.
TAE Partnership Meeting Hosted by Stellenbosch University November 13 – 15, 2012
Sustainable agricultural production is increasingly recognized as a vital component of food security in South Africa and elsewhere. With a view to facing this challenge, the third annual TAE partnership meeting took place at Stias in Stellenbosch this week. The TAE partnership aims to address the urgent need to improve tertiary agricultural education in Africa. The meeting was sponsored by the World Bank and development partners and academic leaders from the private and public sector converged to discuss this complex issue and determine a new way forward. See the link below for a more in depth report on the event.
For all previous presentations please refer to the ‘archive’ page. This page serves as a resource of all previous presentations including those from Symposiums.