Research Projects

1. Fields of research (with students, PhD students):

  • Poverty
  • Resources for improving the quality of life of households and communities
  • Diaconal mission
  • Eco-justice and eco-practice
  • Household energy use
  • Support for families caring for vulnerable children
  • Rural livelihoods and food production
  • Interfaces between industry and community

2. Research projects currently underway:

  • The contextualisation of faith and technology: Improving domestic cooking practices with residents in rural areas
  • The role of faith in the search for a sustainable community

3. Planned research for the next 3-5 years

  • The role of the Church in the search for a sustainable community in the context of the Highveld Priority Area
  • The role of the Church and the household in caring for vulnerable children
Published by Petronel Fourie

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