Recipes for Partnering – Ingredients and methods for food system change in South Africa

The Recipes for Partnering guide reflects the outcomes of a workshop – held under Food Dialogues 2022 – which brought together government and civil society representatives working to improve food security in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Public-private collaboration – essential element for enabling food system change in South Africa

ISD Foundation was invited to participate alongside several in the workshop held to collect experiences and insights from our partnerships, collaborations, funding and contracts from government which have been . Our flagship project in South Africa the Lukhanyo Hub in Khayelitsha and the spin-off urban farming social enterprise Lukhanyo Urban Farming Network (LUFN) have influenced government policy, work as the test bed for government to develop the model and standard operating procedure for developing unused land at schools for the benefit of the school children and neighbourhood.

There have been extensive failures and successes that provide valuable knowledge which we shared some of which are captured in the Recipes for Partnering Guide.

Produced by the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership and the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town

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