Reducing on-farm food loss and waste and improving food security through the use of a mobile phone application to sell and buy fresh produce, whilst sharing knowledge and learning how to reduce food waste.

The purpose of this site is to provide:

  • An overview of the project and its partners
  • Details on the application trial, how to take part and the research
  • Latest news and think pieces on sustainable food systems, food loss and waste, and social learning
  • Provide you with useful information and resources

Latest News

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...

Understanding the effect of social systems on food loss and wastage

The Food For Us project recently featured in an article written by Aditi Sahay for Transformation for Sustainability, a network that, "aims to create a ‘Transformations Knowledge Base’ around social transformation that can inform the development of solutions to...

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....