Marc Wegerif of University of Pretoria Presenting at Pan African Land Conference.
Posted on December 02, 2019
Marc Wegerif, of the Human Economy Programme within the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at University of Pretoria, was presenting at the 2019 Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA) in Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire on 28 th November 2019. The theme of the CLPA was “Winning the...
Dr Marc Wegerif on TuksFM Speaking about Student Hunger
Posted on October 25, 2019
On Wednesday 23rd October, Dr. Marc Wegerif of the Human Economy Programme was the guest on the TUKS FM Hot Topics programme. He spoke about hunger among tertiary students, explaining how serious the situation is, with some studies finding that over 60% of students at tertiary institutions are...
HEP Fellow at The Future of Farm Workers in South Africa National Conference, October 2019
Posted on October 21, 2019
On the 17th October 2019, Dr. Marc Wegerif, of the Human Economy Programme at University of Pretoria, addressed the national conference on The Future of Farm Workers in South Africa, which was held at the University of the Western Cape.
Seminar Report: #FoodTalks Seminar Series: Creating a more equitable, just and democratic food system in South Africa
Posted on July 09, 2019
On 4 June 2019, the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship hosted the inaugural seminar of its #foodtalks seminar series. The series will focus on bringing together leading thinkers and practitioners in the food sector to share knowledge and create a space to talk about the hindrances and the...
Key African players in digital finance take centre stage at international UP colloquium
Posted on November 30, 2018
Former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel was the keynote speaker at a colloquium on African innovation in digital finance recently held at the University of Pretoria.
Trevor Manuel to open Colloquium on 'Digital Finance in Africa's Future'
Posted on October 11, 2018
International Colloquium: 'Digital Finance in Africa's Future: Innovations and Implications'
Moya moya moya moya
Posted on August 31, 2017
31 August is African Traditional Medicine Day. According to Dr Bosco Bae, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UP, however, the day is meaningless unless its value and history is recognised.
Opinion: The path towards a 'human economy' needs no help from elitist agendas
Posted on June 09, 2017
Dr Jason Musyoka, a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pretoria (UP)'s Human Economy Programme, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at UP, discusses the path towards a 'human economy' in article that recently appeared on The Conversation.