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Greater Cape indigenous foods back on the map with groundbreaking partnership

A groundbreaking new partnership between the DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security (CoE-FS), Local WILD, and the Sustainability Institute (SI) is laying the foundation for a radical embrace of forgotten and neglected local indigenous foods from the Greater...

Applications open for the Biodiversity Partners Program!

Applications for Campus Agence Française de Développement’s (French Development Agency [AFD]) innovative Biodiversity Partners Program (BiPP) are open for southern African participants. This exciting programme aims to support a growing pool of entrepreneurs or...

Creating Sustainable Cities of the Future: Seeking Stellenbosch’s Most Innovative Ideas

South Africa is urbanising rapidly: 67 per cent of South Africans are already living in urban areas and this statistic is set to rise to 71 percent by 2030.[i] By 2050, it is expected that eight in ten people will be living in towns and cities, putting significant...

From seed to reality: A three year reflection of the Living Soils Community Learning Farm

When the Living Soils Community Learning Farm was launched in March 2019, it had three focus areas where it hoped to make a meaningful impact: food production, young farmer skills development and community food security. As we celebrate the three year anniversary of...

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Celebrating 20 Years!

Celebrating 20 Years!

On Friday 1 November we celebrated our 20th anniversary! What started as an idea to provide a space where people could...

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