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Food insecurity: Is South Africa at risk?

past events

Understanding cities through food: Analysing sustainable food systems in Cape Town and...
Date: March 5, 2019
Time: 12h30
Venue: 1C, School of Government, UWC

The University of the Western Cape’s Institute for Social Development and the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security invite you to a distinguished lecture presented by Nicole Paganini, research fellow at the Centre for Rural Development at Humboldt University in Berlin, and PhD student at Hohenheim University, Institute of Social Science in Agriculture, Societal Transition and Agriculture.

Science Forum South Africa 2018
Date: December 13, 2018
Time: 15h30
Venue: CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria

The Food Safety research group of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security from the University of Pretoria, will take to the stage during the 4th Science Forum South Africa from 12 – 14 December 2018 at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria.

Does Africa need a Green Revolution?
Date: December 11, 2018
Time: 10h00
Venue: University of Pretoria, Hatfield Campus, Library Auditorium, Merensky 2 Library

The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Agricultural Research Council invite you to a distinguished lecture presented by Prof Louise Fresco, President of Wageningen University and Research (WUR).

Workshop: Participatory Visual Research Methods for Local Food Governance
Date: November 13, 2018
Time: 09h00 - 15h00
Venue: School of Government, University of the Western Cape

An Empty Plate: Why we are losing the battle for our food...
Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 12h30 - 14h00
Venue: Room 1G, School of Government, University of the Western Cape

Food security on the menu for UWC Research Week 2018
Date: October 23, 2018
Time: 09h00
Venue: School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape

2nd International Conference for Food Safety and Security
Date: October 15, 2018
Time: 09h00
Venue: St George's Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa.

Book launch: A Feast From Nature – Food Culture of the First...
Date: September 14, 2018
Time: 17h30 for 18h00
Venue: Novalis, Rosemead Ave in Wynberg 

The global food system is characterised by increasing concentration and financialisation.