African Food Security Network

  • DR JANE BATTERSBY, LAUREATE OF THE 2017 PREMIO DANIEL CARASSO

    ACC Senior Researcher honoured with the 2017 Premio Daniel Carasso

    African Centre for Cities Senior Researcher, Dr Jane Battersby was honoured as the 2017 laureate of the Premio Daniel Carasso at a ceremony in Valencia, Spain on 18 May. The international prize, first presented in 2012 by the Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation is awarded every two years in recognition of outstanding scientific research into […]

  • Screen Shot 2016-05-24 at 4.51.21 PM Warren Smit

    Urban governance and urban food systems in Africa: Examining the linkages

    Urban food systems have increasingly been recognised as a topic that needs to be better understood, in order to address issues of urban food security and urban poverty. This is particularly so in Africa, which has high rates of urban population growth and high levels of urban food insecurity. There has, however, been surprisingly little work on examining […]

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