UK-Africa Investment Summit – January 2020 — Financing for Development in Africa

On 20 January 2020 the UK will host the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. The Summit will be hosted by the Prime Minister and will bring together businesses, governments and international institutions to showcase and promote the breadth and quality of investment opportunities across Africa. The Summit will strengthen the UK’s partnership with African nations […] UK-Africa Investment Summit – January 2020 — Financing for Development in Africa There are 13 African countries listed to be part of the discussed, I am looking forward to hear meaningful partnership coming out of this summit in these countries. Seeing only 1 Southern Africa … Continue reading UK-Africa Investment Summit – January 2020 — Financing for Development in Africa

it takes 1 peri-urban farmer to think,collaborate & act circular.

Written by Rumbidzai Mashavave In 2014, I was part of a Healthy Urban Environments: Participatory Approaches in Improving Food Sovereignty in Urban Communities Participatory Action Research training project. It was facilitated by Training and Research Support Centre (TARSC) In collaboration … Continue reading it takes 1 peri-urban farmer to think,collaborate & act circular.

Nutrition Surveillance- Do we collect the RIGHT information for public health?

Written by Rumbidzai Mashavave The transition to a circular economy in the food system improves nutrition-related health outcomes. Globally nutrition imbalances are a cause for concern. Obesity has been largely dominant in middle-high income countries, while micronutrient deficiencies have been … Continue reading Nutrition Surveillance- Do we collect the RIGHT information for public health?

Cities and the Circular Economy for Food

Originally posted on Circular Economy Startups:
A friend just forwarded a post from the Ellen Macarthur Foundation. It contains a deep report on the challenges and strategy needed to build a food system fit for the 21st century and beyond. The report received input from 100+ organizations and actors along the food value chain. City authorities, NGO’s, CEO’s, academics and policymakers crafted the vision. You can find the page here. Some stunning and distinct messages in the detailed document, regarding problems of the current linear food system, are: Sourcing food grown regeneratively, and locally where appropriate; design and market healthier… Continue reading Cities and the Circular Economy for Food