Written by Phindile Sithole
At present, the world is facing an increasing need to teach about climate change due to many factors such as power generation, goods manufacturing, water wastage, deforestation and overconsumption, to mention but a few. For the following weeks, I will strictly deal with ways and methods I currently employ to save […]
Our new Rainwater Harvesting and Conservation Practice Videos.
The Amanzi for Food Team recently created a Video Resource page on the website. We uploaded an Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting and Conservation Practices and then specific videos focused on RWH & C Practices Diversion Furrow, Ponds, Line Levels and A-Frames. These videos are available in English and […]
Sustainable agricultural online course development framework for community-based transformative learning
This paper examines the change drivers and challenges involved in the transitioning of the Water Research Commission’s Amanzi for Food training of agricultural educators and farmers’ face-to-face co-engaged course to an online course aligned with Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) (www-amanziforfood-co-za-amanziforfood.sbox.datafree.co). The study drew on system thinking to analyse components within the course development activity […]
The 40th Conference for the Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA), held at the University of Namibia from 23rd to 25th August 2022 was definitely the event of the year for everyone involved in Environmental Education. Some of the Amanzi for Food Learning Network Team members also attended the conference. Ms […]
Heritage Food Gardening Workshop in Diepsloot and Alexandra to promote Rainwater Harvesting and Conservation practices.
Dr Wilma van Staden and Prof Rob O’Donoghue presented a Heritage Food Gardening Workshop at LEAP 4 in Diepsloot and LEAP 3 in Alexandra, Gauteng, on 21 and 22 July. Twenty-eight teachers, garden technicians and education coordinators participated in the workshop. The main topics include utilising heritage gardening as a curriculum activation tool. Each school […]
iGardi- Waste to Food Programme is a collaborative project between Partners: Waste-ED, Call 2 Care, SABIC Corporate, WCG, and Windmeul Primary in the Western Cape.
The school Windmeul is near Wellington & Paarl. The project involved the collection of waste material to make eco-bricks to make plots & plaster them with a mixture of sand and […]