CoE-FS 10th Anniversary Symposium – Governance and policy

Published May 13, 2024, by CoE-FS

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Time: 10h00 – 12h00 (SAST)

Co-chaired by Professor Julian May (CoE-FS Director) and Dr Marc Wegerif (CoE-FS Principal Investigator).

  • Place-based approach: Breede Valley Municipality
  • Learning Journeys for the co-production of knowledge: Durban Street to Mandela Square
  • Governance of the circular economy: Worcester
  • Managing food inflation in Ethiopia: A feminist perspective
  • People-driven food systems are outperforming the corporate food system: The case of fresh produce
  • The Johannesburg Fresh Produce Market: A key node in the food system shaped by social and economic relations
  • COVID-19 and the lives of women street traders: Marabastad, Pretoria
  • Trolley traders making fresh produce accessible: Soshanguve, Tshwane

Speakers bios

Professor Julian May

Based at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Professor Julian May is the director of the CoE-FS, a co-principal investigator of the centre’s “Governance and Policy” programme, and holds the UNESCO Chair in African Food Systems. His current research focuses on food security, childhood deprivation and malnutrition.


Dr Marc Wegerif

Bio to be confirmed.

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