27 01, 2021

Training of Trainers online Course Data free for South African mobile users

2021-02-18T22:08:01+02:00January 27th, 2021|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

With the massive shift over the past year towards the 4 th Industrial Revolution (4IR) with everything going online, including education, banking, shopping, and meetings, one of the most pressing issues is the cost of data. Most people access the internet on their mobile phones looking at […]

9 10, 2020

Launch of the online Training of Trainers Course in partnership with the Water Research Commission

2020-10-09T21:13:58+02:00October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized, Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

Online Training of Trainers Course

In a time when community interactions and traditional training and workshops have […]

22 07, 2020

Long time IBLN member makes Learning Network Proud

2020-07-22T12:28:21+02:00July 22nd, 2020|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

The IBLN is excited to announce the appointment of one of our members, Mrs. Busisiwe Mgangxela -Peter, as one of the new executive directors of the Movement in Africa NGO. Busi (East London) and Mercy Hombakazi Nqandeka (Transkei) were appointed this weekend as Executive directors ready to take forward many exciting projects within their greater […]

11 05, 2020

Youth Permaculture Farmer Returning to His Roots

2020-07-22T12:49:45+02:00May 11th, 2020|Uncategorized, Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

Ludwe Majiza is a talented young permaculture farmer who has moved back to his home village Mkhubiso, in the Amathole district Eastern Cape. We are lucky enough to have Ludwe as part of one of our agricultural Learning network. Read more about the wonderful work that Ludwe is doing in Mkhubiso in an article […]

10 03, 2020

Mojo Journalism Workshop

2020-03-10T17:59:06+02:00March 10th, 2020|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

March 2020, the Amanzi For Food Programme at Rhodes University in partnership with Media Academy South Africa launched a Mobile Journalism training short course at Mkhubiso Village, Kieskammahoek in Eastern Cape.

Prior to the event, Mama Nosiseko Giake (Ngqika) – wife of the late Chief Ngqika, gave us a warm welcome and shared the background history […]

12 09, 2019

A Taste of the Agroecology Conference – Video

2019-09-12T07:46:17+02:00September 12th, 2019|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

In February this year the Amanzi for Food team attended the Agroecology for the 21st Century Conference in Cape Town. This was a very fruitful conference that highlighted conversations around the developing Agroecology movement within Southern Africa.

The following video was created to share a small taste of what the conference had to offer.

7 06, 2019

Mapping learning networks, sharing lessons

2020-07-22T12:53:59+02:00June 7th, 2019|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

The Amanzi For Food programme has been working to share and develop effective rainwater harvesting and conservation approaches for five years now. A core component of this process has been to promote collaboration and learning through multi-stakeholder learning networks. Celebrating the fact that change is a collective process, researchers from the Environmental Learning […]

23 04, 2019

Farewell Dear Tichaona

2020-07-22T12:53:27+02:00April 23rd, 2019|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

Dr Victor Tichaona Pesenayi passed away at his home in Makhanda last week surrounded by his wife and family. Tich’s passing came days after he graduated with a PhD from Rhodes University on 11 April 2019, to his family and friends delight. Tichaona (known to us all as Tich) was about to take up a post-doctoral […]

1 04, 2019

First Imvotho Bubomi Learning Meeting of 2019

2020-07-22T12:55:10+02:00April 1st, 2019|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

On the 7thMarch 2019, the Imvotho Bubomi Learning Network held their first meeting of the year.  The meeting was attended by a large number of members including new and old from all over the Amatole district. There was a good mix of extension workers, farmers, lecturers, researchers and students who attended the discussion. The large […]

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