The FSNet-Africa Fellowship Call for Applications is open – Apply today!
Posted on February 01, 2021
FSNet-Africa is excited to announce that the Call for Applications for the FSNet-Africa fellowship is now open. Researchers working on African food systems research are invited to submit applications as fellows or mentors.
CALL FOR PAPERS: The Bulhoek Massacre Centenary: An Invitation to a Scholarly Re-Examination
Posted on December 14, 2020
In light of the upcoming centenary of the Bulhoek Massacre in 2021, the UP Center for the Advancement of Scholarship together with the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS), University of Johannesburg, have decided to hold a two-day commemorative conference.
Professor James Ogude Talks About Ubuntu on The Philosopher's Zone with David Rutledge
Posted on November 11, 2020
On 1 November 2020, the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship's director, Professor James Ogude, spoke to David Rutledge on his radio show "The Philosopher's Zone" on the concept of Ubuntu.
UP symposium reflects on social and scientific impact of COVID-19
Posted on November 04, 2020
To explore just how far-reaching the impact of COVID-19 has been, the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS) at the University of Pretoria (UP) hosted a symposium that consisted of three sessions featuring various experts who discussed these changes.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Food Systems Research Network for Africa, University of Pretoria
Posted on November 02, 2020
The Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa) hosted by the University of Pretoria, South Africa, is offering a one-year postdoctoral fellowship starting January 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a further 2 years, dependent on satisfactory performance.
Recommendation from ASSAf agricultural education consensus study adopted for implementation
Posted on October 08, 2020
Cabinet recently approved the integration of South Africa’s agricultural colleges into the Department of Higher Education and Training, in line with one of the key recommendations from an Academy of Sciences of South Africa (ASSAf) Consensus Study led by Centre for the Advancement of...
FSNet-Africa Celebrates World Food Day 2020
Posted on October 02, 2020
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) – UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa) is hosting a joint virtual campaign to commemorate World Food Day on 16 October 2020. The theme of the...
UP research focuses on women in African agriculture
Posted on August 12, 2020
As we celebrate Women’s Month in South Africa, it is a fitting time to reflect on the role of women in food and nutrition security on the African continent.