The African Food Security Urban Network (AFSUN) was founded in 2008 to address the crisis of food insecurity in Africa’s rapidly-growing towns and cities. AFSUN aims to improve the knowledge base of the dimensions and causes of urban food insecurity in Africa and to develop and advocate for international, national and local policies to enhance […]Read More
AFSUN also conducts graduate and in-service training programmes to build the capacity of African governments and NGOs to respond to the challenge of rapid urbanization and feeding Africa’s hungry cities.
May 16, 2013
The Urban Studies Foundation is inviting applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships that can be undertaken in various institutions across the globe. The ACC would be keen to host a successful applicant after first discussing the scope of the proposed research and its fit with the ACC. Please contact Gordon Pirie at the ACC in this […]
Jane Battersby November 8, 2017
Food system transformation in the absence of food system planning: the case of supermarket and shopping mall retail expansion in Cape Town, South Africa
The South African, and wider African, food system is undergoing a rapid transformation, with an associated transformation in nutrition. (more…)