News

Gallery of the Food for Us Researchers recent work

The Food for Us researchers have been incredibly busy meeting with participants and holding workshops over the last few months. Steff Swanepole, who is based in the Western Cape, has been visiting the Worcester Food for us site on a regular basis, helping the users to...

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What has been happening in the Food for Us project in 2018?

The Food For Us has been off to a busy start at the beginning of 2018 with the adoption of the application in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape progressing rapidly. Developments in Eastern Cape In the Eastern Cape, the uptake of the application has been confined to...

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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....

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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....

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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...

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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...

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