Introducing UNEP 10 YFP visitors to the Food For Us Project

Introducing UNEP 10 YFP visitors to the Food For Us Project

Towards the end of November, the South African Food For Us team had the privilege of hosting Ryu Koide from the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and Stefanie Chan from Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) in both Grahamstown and Stellenbosch....
Trialing of the app has started

Trialing of the app has started

It’s official, the trialing of the app has started, with the first users having received training on how to use the app at four training sessions held in our trial zones: Philippi and Khayelitsha (Western Cape), 5 Sept. Stanford and surrounds (Western Cape), 6 Sept....
Workshops to launch the project and app

Workshops to launch the project and app

At the beginning of August, we launched the project and introduced the app and research to more than 100 people.  Workshops were held at the Sustainability Institute nr Stellenbosch, and Rhodes University, Grahamstown.  The attendees represented growers (small and...
Developing researcher capacity

Developing researcher capacity

One of the core aims of this project is to build the capacity of South African researchers in food loss and waste and social learning.  In August, we held two sessions with our project researchers (from the Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch and the Environmental...